President Gamal Abdul Nasser speaking to the press in Damascus - February 1958

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Standing behind President Nasser are the two officers Abdul Hamid al-Sarraj, director of the Deuxieme Bureau, and Ahmad Abdul Karim, who became a minister in the cabinet of the United Arab Republic. Also behind Nasser, to the right, is Egyptian Vice-President Abdul Latif al-Baghdadi.