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    MAHMUD RIAD THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE ARAB LEAGUE RETURNED TO CAIRO TONIGHT FROM BEIRUT VIA DAMASCUS.

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    ARRIVAL SYRIAN AIRCRAFT WELCOMING COMMITTEE WHICH INCLUDED FOUR VICE SECRETARIES OF THE ARAB LEAGUE AND THE LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO CAIRO. RIAD DOWN STEPS GREETINGS PARTY WALKS AWAY FROM AIRCRAFT RIAD SHORT STATEMENT IN ENGLISH TO CAMERA CLOSEUP CUTAWAYS LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO CAIRO MOHAMED SABRA (SLIGHTLY TUBBY) PERMANENT SYRIAN REPRESENTATIVE TO ARAB LEAGUE MR. SALEM (GREY HAIRED SMOKING) EXTERIORS TALKING TO EGYPTIAN JOURNALIST RIAD SHAKES HANDS LEAVES.




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    Background: MAHMUD RIAD THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE ARAB LEAGUE RETURNED TO CAIRO TONIGHT FROM BEIRUT VIA DAMASCUS. HE HAD GONE TO BEIRUT TO ASSIST IN MEDIATION BETWEEN THE LEBANESE TROOPS AND PALESTINIAN GUERRILLAS. AT CAIRO AIRPORT HE MADE A SHORT ENGLISH STATEMENT IN WHICH HE SAID THAT HE WAS OPTIMISTIC THAT THE SITUATION WOULD BE SOLVED AND THAT BOTH SIDES HAD OBSERVED THE CEASE FIRE FOR THE LAST TWO DAYS.HE WAS ASKED IF THE AIRPORT WAS YET OPEN AND HE SAID NOT YET BUT IT SHOULD BE TOMORROW. HE ALSO ANSWERED A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS IN ARABIC PUT BY AN ARABIC JOURNALIST

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAHG1KSYSJP8EYCGWY2MPSCI4M
    Media URN:
    VLVAAHG1KSYSJP8EYCGWY2MPSCI4M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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