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    Gamal Abdel Nasser, President and Prime Minster of the United Arab Republic, Chairman of the Arab Socialist Union of the UAR leader of the national liberation movement, has passed away.

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    Background: Gamal Abdel Nasser, President and Prime Minster of the United Arab Republic, Chairman of the Arab Socialist Union of the UAR leader of the national liberation movement, has passed away.

    The flag over the building of the Embassy of the UAR in Moscow is lowered. On the 29th of September N.V.Podgorny, A.N.Kosygin, M.A.Suslov, D.S.Polyansky, A.A.Gromyko and Marshal of the Soviet Union Zakharov visited the Embassy. The sculptural portrait and the portrait of Gamal Abdel Nasser are in black crepe in the main hall of the Embassy.

    Soviet leaders honoured by a minute of silence the memory of the true friend of the Soviet Union. On behalf of the Central Committee of the CPSU, the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the USSR Council of Ministers and all the Soviet people they expressed their deep condolences to Muhammed Murad Galeb, the Ambassador of the UAR in the USSR, and to the staff of the Embassy in connection with the untimely death of Gamal Abdel Nasser. The Soviet leaders left their signatures in the mourning book.

    On of the 29th of September the Soviet Party and State delegation led by A.N.Kosygin departed from Moscow to Cairo to attend the funeral of Gamal Abdel Nasser.

    At the Vnukovo Airport which was decorated by State flags of the Soviet Union the delegation was seen off by N.V.Podgorny, D.S.Po-lyansky, M.A.Suslov, Y.V.Andropov, A.A.Gromyko and other officials. Muhammed Murad Galeb, the Ambassador of the UAR in the USSR, was also at the airport to see the delegation off.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEX9YMX1KQ3KDZRRA3F4AL4D33
    Media URN:
    VLVAEX9YMX1KQ3KDZRRA3F4AL4D33
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1970
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    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:26:00
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