• Short Summary

    President Nasser of the United Arab Republic was filmed by VISNEWS Feb 21 speaking a rally in Cairo on the eve of the first anniversary of the UAR.

  • Description

    President Nasser of the United Arab Republic was filmed by VISNEWS Feb 21 speaking a rally in Cairo on the eve of the first anniversary of the UAR. Attentive listener was President Tito of Yugoslavia, in the UAR on an eight day visit. He arrived aboard the Yugoslav state yacht Feb 20.

    He said that the UAR was not prepared to take orders from any foreign capital. London, Paris, Washington or Moscow. A letter from Mr. Kruschev, Russian Premier, assured him of non-interference by Russia in the affairs of the UAR. Mr. Kruschev had pledged continued support despite ideological differences.

    Passing through Suez on return from a Far East tour, President Tito is expected to stay and discuss the Cold War and in particular the recently developing freeze in UAR-Soviet relations.

    The two Presidents flew to Damascus, Syria, feb 22 in a Yugoslav military plane to attend the festivities of the UAR anniversary.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC7LYRZKGT5GAFMZ8KYOV15B6W
    Media URN:
    VLVAC7LYRZKGT5GAFMZ8KYOV15B6W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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