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    HEADS OF STATE FROM FOUR ARAB COUNTRIES GATHERED LAST NIGHT (1 SEPTEMBER) FOR THE FIRST MEETING OF THEIR CAIRO SUMMIT CONFERENCE.

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    HEADS OF STATE FROM FOUR ARAB COUNTRIES GATHERED LAST NIGHT (1 SEPTEMBER) FOR THE FIRST MEETING OF THEIR CAIRO SUMMIT CONFERENCE. THE LEADERS - KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN, PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.A.R., SYRIA'S DR. NUREDDIN EL ATASSI, AND IRAQ DEPUTY PREMIER SALEH MAHDI AMMASH, MET AT THE KUBBEH REPUBLICAN PALACE.

    THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE WAS PRECEDED BY THREE DAYS OF TALKS ON ITS ORGANISATION AND SUBJECT MATTER. PRESIDENT NASSER AND KING HUSSEIN CONFERRED PRIVATELY ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AND DR. EL ATASSI AND MR. AMMASH JOINED THE DISCUSSIONS YESTERDAY.

    LAST NIGHT THEY WERE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR DELEGATIONS, WHICH INCLUDED FOREIGN MINISTERS FROM ALL FOUR COUNTRIES, AND MILITARY CHIEFS.

    THE MAIN PURPOSE OF THE TALKS IS TO CO-ORDINATE THE DEFENCE SYSTEMS OF THE FOUR COUNTRIES, WHO SHARE BORDERS WITH ISRAEL.

    TODAY, THE FOREIGN MINISTERS WERE MEETING SEPARATELY. THE PROPOSAL OF KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA FOR AN ISLAMIC SUMMIT TO DISCUSS CONCERTED ACTION AGAINST ISRAEL, WAS EXPECTED TO BE HIGH ON THEIR AGENDA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAETZ0H3G8QAV3QO4THX82HLLCR
    Media URN:
    VLVAETZ0H3G8QAV3QO4THX82HLLCR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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