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    Solidarity between the Arab and African worlds is needed urgently for the security and progress of regional and world peace.

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    Solidarity between the Arab and African worlds is needed urgently for the security and progress of regional and world peace. Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad said in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Wednesday (7 January). Mr. Riad made the statement while addressing the opening session of an Afro-Arab symposium there.

    The symposium, which runs until Sunday (11 January), is being held to discuss the liberation and development of African and Arab states.

    In his address, Mr. Riad also called for closer links between the Arab League and the Organisation of African Unity (O.A.U.). He said African and Arab Foreign Ministers would meet soon to set a date for a proposed Afro-Arab summit meeting.

    Touching on African affairs in his speech, Mr. Riad said the Arab League strongly condemned South African armed intervention in Angola.

    The symposium was officially opened by Sudanese President Jaafar Mohammed Nimeiry who said that Africans and Arabs were facing a common enemy in "Israel and her racial entities in Africa".

    SYNOPSIS: The People's Assembly building in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, where an Afro-Arab symposium on liberation and development opened on Wednesday and will run until next Sunday.

    Delegates from throughout the Arab and African worlds are taking part in the symposium which was officially opened by Sudanese President Jaafar Mohammed Nimeiry.

    In his opening address Mr. Nimeiry said that Africans and Arabs were facing a common enemy in "Israel and her racial entities".

    He was supported in his remarks by Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad who said solidarity between the Arab and African worlds was needed urgently for the security and progress of regional and world peace.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZDZ13EIPB58FD80HTUFW3URB
    Media URN:
    VLVACZDZ13EIPB58FD80HTUFW3URB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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