• Short Summary

    Dr Mahmoud Riad, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Republic, arrived in London today (Tuesday) for talks with his opposite number, Sir Alec Douglas Home, and the British Prime Minster, Mr Edward Heath.

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    Dr Mahmoud Riad, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Republic, arrived in London today (Tuesday) for talks with his opposite number, Sir Alec Douglas Home, and the British Prime Minster, Mr Edward Heath. They held talks on Anglo-Egyptian relations and on the Middle East situation.

    A major talking-point of Dr Riad's visit is the forthcoming resumption of the Middle East peace negotiations being conducted by United Nations envoy Dr Gunnar Jarring. On his arrival, Dr Riad told reporters "We hope that we will find a way to reach peace in the Middle East. We have to support and help the Jarring talks", he went on. "Dr Jarring has been in business for three years; now we hope we can give him some help", he added.

    Dr Riad is scheduled to give a cress conferences in London tomorrow (Wednesday) before he visits Paris -- for the second time in a week. He was to have spent four days in Britain, but his arrival was delayed by bad weather and his aircraft was diverted to Paris.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACMIBUFPTXZRRO4E0PMXYBA0P6
    Media URN:
    VLVACMIBUFPTXZRRO4E0PMXYBA0P6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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