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    M. MAHMOUD RIAD, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC'S FOREIGN MINISTER, ARRIVED IN ALGERIA ON FRIDAY (1?

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    PLANE LANDS; M. RIAD DOWN STEPS AND GREETED BY M. BOUTEFLIKA; OFFICIALS; WALK TO BUILDING; PRESS CONFERENCE; ARRIVAL AT MINISTRY OF DEFENCE; M. RIAD MEETS AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE.




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    Background: M. MAHMOUD RIAD, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC'S FOREIGN MINISTER, ARRIVED IN ALGERIA ON FRIDAY (1 MARCH) FOR TALKS WITH THE ALGERIAN PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE. THE VISIT TO ALGIERS FOLLOWS SEVERAL OTHER STOPS BY M. RIAD IN A TOUR DEDICATED TO THE DISCUSSION OF THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION.

    M. RIAD'S PLANE LAND IN THE LATE AFTERNOON, AFTER THE FOREIGN MINISTER HAD HELD DISCUSSIONS WITH THE SPANISH FOREIGN MINISTER FERNANDO MARIA CASTIELLA IN MADRID. THE VISIT TO SPAIN HAD LASTED TWENTY-FOUR HOURS; PREVIOUS TO THAT M. RIAD HAD TAKEN PART IN SIMILAR TALKS IN LIBYA AND MOROCCO.

    THE ALGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTER M. ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA, WAS AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET HIS U.A.R. COUNTERPART. THE PARTY GATHERED FOR A PRESS CONFERENCE IN THE V.I.P. LOUNGE BEFORE TRAVELLING INTO ALGIERS.

    AT 11 O'CLOCK THE FOLLOWING MORNING (2 MARCH) M. RIAD MET PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE. HE CARRIED WITH HIM A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT NASSER, DISCUSSING THE PURSUIT OF PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADY545H3QORD1QTY5XKP15WW4J
    Media URN:
    VLVADY545H3QORD1QTY5XKP15WW4J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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