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The Speaker of he Federal National Council of the Federation of Arab Republics (F.A.R.), Mr. Bashir Al Rabti, arrived at Damascus airport on Wednesday at the start of a two-day official visit to Syria.
He was greeted by the Speaker of the Syrian Parliament, Mr. Mohammed Ali Halabi. Mr. Al Rabti told reporters on his arrival that he would be meeting the Syrian head of state, President Hafez Al Aasad. He would also meet with other Syrian officials to discuss topics to be considered by the F.A.R. Federal Council.
The Federation consists of Egypt, Syria and Libya, and it is thought that the visit of Mr. Al Rabti - who is Libyan will be mainly concerned with the situation on the Golan Heights. In his talks with President Assad he is expected to examine ways of encouraging more support for the Syrian position.