• Short Summary

    United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim has warned off a dramatic deterioration in the Middle East situation unless there is a breakthrough in proposed peace talks this year.

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    United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim has warned off a dramatic deterioration in the Middle East situation unless there is a breakthrough in proposed peace talks this year. Mr. Waldheim's warning came on Sunday (18th September) as Arab and Israeli negotiators left their countries for talks in Washington over the next two weeks with United States President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State, Cyrus Vance. At Cairo airport Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ismail Fahmy, made it clear just what his country's stance in Washington would be.

    SYNOPSIS: Before he flew out from Cairo airport, Mr. Fahmy was briefed by President Sadat, who, he told reporters, had a clear message for President Carter.

    The United States had been increasing pressure on Israel to admit the PLO to the Geneva talks. With Egypt's strong support for a PLO presence now publicly seated, Mr. Fahmy left Cairo with the reminder that Egypt was still keeping war as its final option.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA27V245N6UKW5SSKOPOLK55KTA
    Media URN:
    VLVA27V245N6UKW5SSKOPOLK55KTA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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