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    THE EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. MAHMOUD RIAD, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY) ON THE FIRST?

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    THE EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. MAHMOUD RIAD, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY) ON THE FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO BRITAIN BY AN EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SINCE THE DOWNFALL OF KING FAROUK IN 1952. MR RIAD HAD A ONE AND A HALF HOUR MEETING WITH BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY MICHAEL STEWART AND CALLED ON PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON AT NO 10 DOWNING STREET.

    MR RIAD WAS SPENDING A DAY IN LONDON ON HIS WAY TO ATTEND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK. HE TOLD NEWSMEN THAT A NEW OUTBREAK OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST COULD BE EXPECTED ANY TIME. THE FOREIGN MINISTER SAID LATER ON A TELEVISION PROGRAMME THAT THE SOVIET UNION WOULD NOT FIGHT ALONGSIDE THE ARAB COUNTRIES IN ANY FUTURE WAR WITH ISRAEL. HE SAID THAT AS THERE WAS NO MILITARY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SOVIET UNION AND THE ARAB STATES THERE WAS THEREFORE NO DEFENCE PACT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADBLSO2QLKGPZA5E7M9GBJHZHI
    Media URN:
    VLVADBLSO2QLKGPZA5E7M9GBJHZHI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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