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    President Idi Amin of Uganda arrived in Egypt on Thursday (27 May) on a three-day state visit.

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    President Idi Amin of Uganda arrived in Egypt on Thursday (27 May) on a three-day state visit.

    He was flown by helicopter from Cairo to Alexandria where he was officially welcomed by President Anwar Sadat at the Ras Eltine Palace.

    After a welcoming ceremony, President Sadat assured President Amin that Egypt would struggle with sister African countries until the last vestiges of colonialism and racism in the continent are eliminated.

    Mr. Sadat also told the Ugandan leader that Egypt would not tolerate aggression on the rights of the African people in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia), South Africa and Namibia (Southwest Africa).

    Informed sources, quoted by Reuters, said president Amin discussed with President Sadat the highlights of his talks with leaders in Yugoslavia and in a number of African countries.

    SYNOPSIS: The Ras Eltine Place in Alexandria, Egypt, where President Anwar Sadat officially welcomed Ugandan head of State Idi Amin as he arrived for a three-day state visit.

    After the welcoming ceremony, President Sadat assured President Amin that Egypt would struggle with sister African countries until the last vestiges of colonialism and racism in the continent are eliminated. He also told the Ugandan leader that Egypt would not tolerate aggression on the rights of the African people in Rhodesia, South Africa or Southwest Africa.

    President Amin's wife and son chatted with Mrs. Sadat while the two leaders discussed the Middle East, African problems and bilateral relations.

    Informed sources quoted by Reuters said President Amin informed President Sadat of the results of talks he had wit h leaders in Yugoslavia and in several African countries. President Amin and his family visited Ismaila town on the Suez canal after a sight-seeing tour of Alexandria.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FRDA5CA8WZQ317C59STT4ZK1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FRDA5CA8WZQ317C59STT4ZK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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