The Lebanese right-wing Phalangist Party leader, Mr. Pierre Gemayel, met President Anwar Sadat of Egypt?
The Lebanese right-wing Phalangist Party leader, Mr. Pierre Gemayel, met President Anwar Sadat of Egypt near Cairo on Wednesday (15 September) to discuss the 17-month old civil war in Lebanon.
SYNOPSIS: The two leaders met at the village of Mit Abul Kom near Cairo. They discussed the situation in Lebanon, including current Syrian proposals to end the war. Mr. Gemayel earlier had talks with the Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Mr. Ismail Fahmi, who was also present at the talks between Mr. Sadat and Mr. Gemayel. Several senior Lebanese politicians, including the Prime Minister, Mr. Rashid Karami, have had discussions in both Egypt and Syria recently on possible political solutions to the civil war. Afterwards the Egyptian leader spoke to enesmen about relations with Egypt's neighbour, Libya and its leader, Colonel Moammar Gaddafi.