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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of ministers from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt meeting in Cairo to discuss the Jordan Project.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cairo, Egypt

    Lebanon, Jordan and Syria's representatives arriving at the Arab League Headquarters in Cairo for conference to discuss the Johnston project for exploitation of the Jordan river. (4 shots). High shot of ministers at the conference table, with map showing the Jordan river. (2 shots) MS Experts of the four Arab countries, interested in the Jordan Project, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt, with CU of the map. (4 shots). Egyptian Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser visits chiefs of delegations representing Arab countries to the conference. Nasser with Jordan's Prime Minister, Said El Moufti. Nasser with Syria's Prime Minister, Saif el Ghazi. (2 shots).

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 14/10/1955. Others listed as present include: Commander Chawkat Choukair, Commander-in-Chief of Syrian Armed Forces; General Mahmoud Riad, Ambassador of Egypt in Syria; Mr Ibrahim El Ostowani, Director of Foreign Affairs in Syria; Dr Alfred Naccache, Foreign Minister of Lebanon and Tewfik Abulhuda, Prime Minister of Jordan. Alternative spellings: Ghazi / Ghazzi.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:58:00 / 01:56:56:00
    UN 2774 D

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