A Syrian-Iraqi Summit at the Presidential Palace in Damascus in August 1949

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From left to right: Prime Minister Nazem al-Qudsi, Parliament Speaker Rushdi al-Kikhiya, President Hashem al-Atasi, King Faisal II of Iraq, Regent to the Iraqi Throne, Prince Abdul-Illah. Kikhiya and Qudsi were founders of the People's Party that called for unification between Syria and Hashemite Iraq