image of authentic Chinese poster United Arab Republic and Republic of Iraq joint defence agreement by Lu Hua

United Arab Republic and Republic of Iraq joint defence agreement

Regular price £385.00 Sale

Artist: Lu Hua

Year: n.d, ca. 1958

Publisher: Heilongjiang Pictorial Publishing House

Size (mm): 530x766

Condition: fair, creases, folds, stains, losses along folds, several larger losses, extensive repairs to rear, would benefit from restoration

Referencing the joint defence agreement between the United Arab Republic and Republic of Iraq. From the People's Daily, 20 July 1958:

The government of the United Arab Republic and the government of the Republic of Iraq signed a joint defense agreement in Damascus on the 19th . . . The agreement stipulates that the two countries "act like one country to resist aggression against either of them or any of them." The agreement was signed by President Nasser of the United Arab Republic and Deputy Prime Minister Arif of the Republic of Iraq.