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Syria

al-Jamhouriya al Arabia as-Souriya
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

For the history of Syria from 1920 to 1946 see The States-man’s Year-Book, 1957, pp. 1408 f. For the union with Egypt concluded on 1 Feb. 1958, see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1961, pp. 1527 ff. On 28 Sept. 1961 a national revolution broke out, and on 5 Oct. President Nasser acknowledged the dissolution of the union. Syria was re-admitted to the United Nations (13 Oct.) and the Arab League.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1968

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  • S. H. Steinberg

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