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    Iraqi President Ahmed Hassan Al Bakr flew home to Baghdad on Saturday (30 June) after four-day visit to Bulgaria and Poland.

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    SCU Al Bakr greeted at airport after leaving aircraft
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    SV Al Bakr meets ministers
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    LV Al Bakr receives flowers from children
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    SCU Al Bakr shakes hands with officials
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Iraqi President Ahmed Hassan Al Bakr flew home to Baghdad on Saturday (30 June) after four-day visit to Bulgaria and Poland.

    While the president was in Warsaw, he signed an agreement on oil purchase which provided for crude oil deliveries from Iraq to Poland until 1980.

    The oil agreement was part of an accord on economic co-operation, which also with problems concerning the delivery of complete industrial installations by Poland.

    President Al Bakr was welcomed home at Baghdad's International Airport by the Assistant Secretary General of the Revolutionary Command Council, Saddam Hussein, and the Vice Chairman of the RCC, Shibly Al Aysami.

    SYNOPSIS: President Ahmed Hassen Al Bakr was given an official welcome when he flew home to Baghdad on Saturday after a four-day visit to Poland and Bulgaria. He was met by the Revolutionary Command Council's Assistant Secretary-General. Saddam Hussein, and its Vice Chairman, Shibly Al Aysami.

    A group of children were at the airport two...to welcome home their president. In the four days away from Iraq, President Al Baker signed an oil agreement in Warsaw, which provided for crude oil from Iraq to Poland until nineteen-eighty. The President said that both countries were happy about the development of bilateral economic relations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADOUHHU40W5QW36XW36AU5KFMO
    Media URN:
    VLVADOUHHU40W5QW36XW36AU5KFMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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