• Short Summary

    IRAQ'S RECENTLY EXILED DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MR.ALI SALEH SAADI WAS STILL IN MADRID ON SUNDAY?

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    IRAQ'S RECENTLY EXILED DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MR.ALI SALEH SAADI WAS STILL IN MADRID ON SUNDAY MORNING AWAITING INSTRUCTIONS AS TO HIS RETURN TO BAGHDAD.

    EARLY LAST WEEK HE WAS EXPELLED FROM IRAQ WITH SEVERAL SUPPORTERS BUT AN ATTEMPTED COUP FAILED AND ITS LEADER IN TURN EXPELLED FROM THE COUNTRY.HE CLAIMED THE PLOTTERS WHO HAD CAUSED HIS EXPULSION WERE LED BY TALIB HUSSEIN SHABIB, THE FOREIGN MINISTER AND MR.HAZEM JAWAD, PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS AND INTERIOR MINISTER.

    IN BAGHDAD AT THE WEEKEND THE SITUATION WAS DESCRIBED AS PARTICULARLY DELICATE.POWER THERE WAS IN THE HANDS OF MICHEL AFLAG BAATH PARTY SECRETARY-GENERAL.BUT OBSERVERS SAID CIVIL WAR COULD ERUPT IF CERTAIN MILITARY LEADERS AND PRESIDENT ARIF EXPLOITED THE STRIFE WITHIN THE PARTY.

    MANY OBSERVERS FEEL THE EXILED ALI SALEH SAADI WILL RETURN TO BAGHDAD AND EMERGE IN CONTROL OF THE GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACKZS4RNP6BUNVTVDFBVSON51E
    Media URN:
    VLVACKZS4RNP6BUNVTVDFBVSON51E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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