• Short Summary

    THE HEADS OF STATE OF THE U.A.R., SYRIA, IRAQ AND JORDAN ARE MEETING IN CAIRO?

  • Description

    THE HEADS OF STATE OF THE U.A.R., SYRIA, IRAQ AND JORDAN ARE MEETING IN CAIRO TODAY (1 SEPTEMBER) FOR TALKS ON THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN AND U.A.R. PRESIDENT NASSER HAVE ALREADY HAD TWO DAYS OF DISCUSSIONS. YESTERDAY, THEY SPENT AN HOUR IN PRIVATE TALKS BEFORE BEING JOINED BY MEMBERS OF THEIR DELEGATIONS. THESE INCLUDED FOREIGN MINISTERS FROM BOTH COUNTRIES - MR. MAHMOUD RIAD OF EGYPT, AND ABDEL MOHEIM RIFAI OF JORDAN, AND JORDANIAN PRIME MINISTER BAHJAT AL TALHOUNI. ALSO PRESENT WERE GENERAL FAWZY, THE EGYPTIAN WAR MINISTER, AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE JORDANIAN ARMED FORCES, GENERAL NASSER BEN JAMIL. THE LARGER MEETING LASTED FOR ABOUT THREE QUARTERS OF AN HOUR.

    LATE YESTERDAY EVENING, SYRIA'S HEAD OF STATE, DR. NUREDDIN EL ATASSI ARRIVED. HE WAS WELCOMED AT CAIRO AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT NASSER, AND WILL JOIN IN TALKS TODAY.

    ALL THE MEETINGS SO FAR ARE IN PREPARATION FOR THE FOUR-POWER SUMMIT MEETING WHICH BEGINS THIS EVENING. THE FOURTH MEMBER OF THE SUMMIT-IRAQ-IS REPRESENTED BY A DELEGATION HEADED BY IRAQUI DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER SALEH NAHDI AMMASH, WHO ARRIVED THIS MORNING.

    THE DISCUSSIONS, AT THE KUBBEH REPUBLICAN PALACE, ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL TOMORROW. THE MAIN SUBJECT FOR CONSIDERATION WILL BE IMPROVED CO-ORDINATION BETWEEN THE EGYPTIAN AND EASTERN FRONTS FACING ISRAEL, MANNED MAINLY BY TROOPS FROM THE FOUR POWERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6YDNKMLH2WZZNVF81URDMEG7
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6YDNKMLH2WZZNVF81URDMEG7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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