President Nasser of Egypt and Doctor Nureddin el Atassi the Syrian Head of State met in Cairo last night (Friday) for talks on the Middle East.
GV TILT UP Qubba Palace, Cairo.
SV INT Nasser & Atassi enter room.
SV Atassi & Nasser seated
SV Members of delegation seated
SV Atassi talking
SV Nasser talking
SV Atassi & Nasser
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Background: President Nasser of Egypt and Doctor Nureddin el Atassi the Syrian Head of State met in Cairo last night (Friday) for talks on the Middle East. The substance of the discussions wasn't made known but its thought that recent developments in Jordan and future action Israel came in for serious thought.
Doctor Atassi arrived in Cairo yesterday morning. He was accompanied by a group of advisers and went straight to the Qubba Palace for the discussions.
Later in the day the men were joined by King Hussein of Jordan and the subsequent talks lasted well into the night.
The three leaders flew to Tripoli this morning to attend celebrations to mark the liquidation of foreign bases in Libya.