• Short Summary

    In Egypt officials have announced that the Egyptian government is preparing its own proposals for peace in the Middle East, after rejecting the formula put forward by Israeli Prime Minister Menchem Begin during his Christmas Day talks with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.

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    In Egypt officials have announced that the Egyptian government is preparing its own proposals for peace in the Middle East, after rejecting the formula put forward by Israeli Prime Minister Menchem Begin during his Christmas Day talks with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Mr Begin returned to Israel on Monday but there was no rest for President Sadat.

    SYNOPSIS: On Tuesday West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt flew in to Cairo airport, heading a delegation of economic and political experts who will be staying in Egypt for 10 days. He was greeted by Vice President Hosni Mubarak and will be the first foreign leader to meet President Sadat since the Ismailia talks with Mr. Begin. The Egyptian newspaper Al-ahram has quoted Mr Sadat as saying that West Germany supports the Egyptian position concerning the achievement of the political, human and legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.

    President Sadat has also said that he will give Herr Schmidt a first hand report on the outcome of the Ismailia talks. Egyptian officials say that economic co-operation between Egypt and West Germany and the possibility of financial aid would also be discussed. After the official talks Chancellor Schmidt and his wife will remain in Egypt on holiday at the Nile winter resort of Luxor before flying to Rumania for discussions with President Nicolae Ceausescu.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4F00BZ5KV2S2XMISP0X993N2U
    Media URN:
    VLVA4F00BZ5KV2S2XMISP0X993N2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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