[act-ma] IRAQ's Former President -- Documentary Film Trailer

Near eastern & African Studies ineas_1994 at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 11 13:35:28 PDT 2007


Documentary Film Trailer
"Remembering Aref"



The Institute of Near Eastern & African Studies (INEAS) is
pleased to announce the production of a short documetary film
about the former IRAQI president Abdul Rahman Aref

Coming Soon on DVD

Footage of the former president, his son and grandson is available for the 


Former President Abdul Rahman Aref
1916 Baghdad - August 24, 07 Amman

President of IRAQ
Between April 1966 and July 1968

President Aref (middle), King Faisal Al Saoud (left)
and president Jamal Abdul Naser (right) in 1967

Aref's Presidential Achievements
A Partial List

# Opened the doors for negotiations with the Kurds to ensure a democratic 
solution two months after resuming his presidential duties.

# Lead the negotiations with the Russians to provide weapons for the
Syrian and Egyptian armies

# Visited France and met with President Charles DeGaul, which led to the 
improvement of relationship with France and the contracting of (and not 
partnering or owning) Iraqi oil

# Implemented the plant to extract sulfur from the natural gas in Kirkuk in 

# Implemented the dry-gas pipeline, which transferred gas from Kirkuk to 
Baghdad to provide power plants, oil refineries and large factories with 
fuel in 1967

# Implemented the transport pipeline to transfer crude liquid gases from 
Kirkuk to Taji Oil Gas Factory in 1967

# Signed the contract for the export of crude oil from Iraq to Turkey in 
March 1968

# Signed a protocol allowing the export of piped natural gas from Iraq to 
Turkey on April 6, 1967

This announcement is coming your way from the

Institute of Near Eastern & African Studies (INEAS)
P.O. Box 425125
Cambridge, MA. 02142 USA
Website: http://www.INEAS.org

INEAS is an independent, tax-exempt, educational and cultural organization 
to educate the public and inform the media on issues related to Asia & 
INEAS was founded in 1994

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