Abdulsalam al-Ujayli offers condolences for the death of President Shishakli - September 1964

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Abdulsalam al-Ujayli and Adib al-Shishakli were comrades-at-arms, having fought together in the Army of Deliverance during the Palestine War of 1948. Shishakli ruled Syria indirectly between 1949-1953, and as president until 1954. He was toppled and exiled, and was assassinated in Brazil on 27 September 1964.