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    President Idi Amin of Uganda has returned home after talks with President Sadat of Egypt.

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    President Idi Amin of Uganda has returned home after talks with President Sadat of Egypt.

    SYNOPSIS: President Amin arrived in Cairo on Monday (23 October), to be met by the Egyptian Prime Minister Mustapha Khalil. Few details were announced about the purpose of President Amin's visit other than that he was to discuss African issues and mutual relations between Uganda and Egypt. the subject of the Camp David accords between Israel and Egypt is understood to have been discussed by the two leaders. President Amin's visit lasted just one day.

    It was reported that President Amin tried to convince President Sadat that he should attend the conference to hard-line Arab states which Iraq wishes to sponsor. The summit meeting would be held in Baghdad, which in the past few days has seen much diplomatic activity concerning the proposed conference. President Amin is understood to have told President Sadat that African and Arab leaders should hear President Sadat's views before condemning Egypt.

    In Cairo, President Amin was understood to have visited his Vice-President General Mustafa Adrisi, who is still recovering from a reported car accident in April.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2UV7H5OPSI410LH7NCN18UODK
    Media URN:
    VLVA2UV7H5OPSI410LH7NCN18UODK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
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    N/A

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