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1958
ASIA CONTINENT
Syria

Syrian Independence
United Arab Republic: Syria and Egypt Unification

Syria and Egypt for a short-lived political union, which ended when Syria seceded from the union in 1961.

The union was planned as the 1st step towards a larger pan-Arab state, and was created when a group of political and military leaders in Syria proposed a merger between the two states to Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser.