• Short Summary

    THE FIRST IRAQ DELEGATION TO VISIT SYRIA SINCE FRIDAY'S COUP RECEIVED A JUBILANT WELCOME IN DAMASCUS ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    THE FIRST IRAQ DELEGATION TO VISIT SYRIA SINCE FRIDAY'S COUP RECEIVED A JUBILANT WELCOME IN DAMASCUS ON SUNDAY.

    THE DELEGATION, LED BY THE IRAQ INTERIOR MINISTER, ALI SALEM AL SAADI, WAS GREETED AT DAMASCUS AIRPORT BY THE NEW SYRIAN COMMAND-IN-CHIEF, GENERAL NUHEI ATASSI.

    THE IRAQ'S WERE GREETED WITH EMBRACES, CHEERS AND CLAPPING AND HAD GREAT DIFFICULTY DRIVING THROUGH STREETS LINED WITH PEOPLE TO ARMY STAFF HEADQUARTERS.

    A JOINT COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AFTER A MEETING LAST NIGHT BETWEEN THE IRAQI DELEGATION AND SYRIAN OFFICIALS, INCLUDING THE PRIME MINISTER, MR.SALAH BITAR, EXPRESSED THEIR "DETERMINATION TO EXPAND U.A.R.-IRAQI RAPPROCHEMENT TO INCLUDE SYRIA".

    THE COMMUNIQUE ANNOUNCED THE TWO SIDES DECIDED TO "UNIFY PLANS TO CONSOLIDATE THE YEMENI REVOLUTION" AND DISCUSSED "EFFECTIVE MEANS TO MOBILISE THE FORCES OF THE ARAB PEOPLE OF PALESTINE".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEO6JVPAIUIXEWF6QVH6GR9QTG
    Media URN:
    VLVAEO6JVPAIUIXEWF6QVH6GR9QTG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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