Egyptian President Anwar Sadat received the credentials of the first United States Ambassador to his country since 1967 in a brief ???
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Background: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat received the credentials of the first United States Ambassador to his country since 1967 in a brief ???mony at the Abdin Palace in Cairo on Sunday (21 April).
Earlier, the new Egyptian Ambassador to the United States had presented his credentials in Washington.
At the Cairo ceremony, President Sadat told Ambassador Hermann Eilts that President Richard Nixon and his Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Missinger, had made peace possible in the Middle East after 26 years of inrest.
Mr. Eilts was named Ambassador to Egypt when the two countries ???enewed diplomatic ties nearly two months ago. Following the Ambassador's presentation to President's reports strengthened that President ixon would visit Cairo at the end of next month.
A military guard of honour turned out for the presentation ceremony at the Adbin Palace.
Egypt broke relations with the United States during the 1967 Middle ??? war when it accused the United States Government of actively helping the Israelis with military aid.