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    CROWDS OF THE IRAQI PEOPLE CONVERGED TO RECEIVE MEMBERS OF THE IRAQI DELEGATION WHO ARRIVED IN BAGHDAD THIS AFTERNOON FROM CAIRO, FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE FEDERAL UNITY AGREEMENT BETWEEN SYRIA, IRAQ AND THE UAR.

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    CROWDS OF THE IRAQI PEOPLE CONVERGED TO RECEIVE MEMBERS OF THE IRAQI DELEGATION WHO ARRIVED IN BAGHDAD THIS AFTERNOON FROM CAIRO, FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE FEDERAL UNITY AGREEMENT BETWEEN SYRIA, IRAQ AND THE UAR.THE DELEGATION WAS RECEIVED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT ABDEL SALAM AREF, A NUMBER OF MINISTERS AND SENIOR ARMY AND POLICE OFFICERS.

    THE IRAQI CROWDS THRONGED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE AIRPORT SHOUTING SLOGANS HAILING UNITY AND CARRYING THE UAR FLAG WITH THREE STARS.THE CROWDS HAILED THE FREE ARAB LEADERS AND CARRIED A 30 METRES LONG UAR FLAG
    MEANWHILE, TALIB SHABIB, IRAQI FOREIGN MINISTER, AND MEMBER OF THE IRAQI FOREIGN MINISTER, AND MEMBER OF THE IRAQI DELEGATION SAID THAT UNITY WHICH HAD BEEN REALIZED THROUGH THE STRUGGLE OF THE PEOPLE WHO WROTE THE LETTERS OF ITS CHARTER WITH THEIR BLOOD, WOULD BUIDD AN ARAB, UNIFIED STATE BASED ON THE THREE REGIONS.

    SHABIB SAID THAT THE THREE BRIGHT STARS ON THE FLAG SHOULD BE INCREASED TO SYMBOLIZE THE WHOLE ARAB WORLD.

    THE IRAQI DELEGATION, LED BY AHMED HASSAN AL BAKR, IRAQI PREMIER HAD LEFT FOR CAIRO ON APRIL 6 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LAST STAGE OF UNITY TALKS BETWEEN THE UAR, SYRIA AND IRAQ.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADOFE45R2E55IAM7HQUAWXNFLW
    Media URN:
    VLVADOFE45R2E55IAM7HQUAWXNFLW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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