"Continued brotherly relations between Lebanon and the United Arab Republic": these were the words used by the Lebanese Prime Minister, Mr.
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Background: "Continued brotherly relations between Lebanon and the United Arab Republic": these were the words used by the Lebanese Prime Minister, Mr. Saeb Salam, after a meeting with President Nasser in Damascus, capital of the Syrian region of the UAR, on March 4th.
The occasion of the meeting was the third anniversary of the union between Syria and Egypt. President Nasser had arrived in Damascus two weeks earlier.
Mr. Salam brought with him greetings from President Chehab. In Damascus, he also met the former Syrian President, Mr. Choukri Kouatly, and the head of the Executive Council for Syria, Mr. Sarraj, by whom he was greeted at the Lebanon - UAR Border.