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    Egyptian President, Anwar al-Sadat, has accused Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi of stirring up student unrest in Egypt.

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    GV Alexandria University ZOOM TO Egyptian flag
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    2.
    SV INT President and Mrs. Sadat shaking hands with university staff (2 shots)
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    3.
    SV ZOOM TO General el-Gamassy and Foreign Minister Ismail Fahmy and their wives
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    SV President and Mrs. Sadat enter hall
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    SV (MILITARY MUSIC) PAN FROM naval office TO President and Mrs. Sadat sitting and guests applauding (2 shots)
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    SV Naval officers and guests seated
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    SCU President Sadat speaking in Arabic
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    Background: Egyptian President, Anwar al-Sadat, has accused Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi of stirring up student unrest in Egypt. President Sadat made the accusation during a two-hour speech broadcast nation-wide from Alexandria University on Monday (26 July).

    SYNOPSIS: The Egyptian leader was visiting the university to attend an official dinner. It was Alexandria that was the scene of student riots three years ago. But there was a friendly relaxed atmosphere there as the President and his wife Jehan arrived for Monday's function. They were introduced to university staff and members of the student body who had organised the dinner in their honour.

    The dinner was also attended by other Egyptian leaders including Deputy Premier and War Minister, General Mohammed Abdul el-Gamassy and Foreign Minister ismail Fahmy and their wives.

    President Sadat's after dinner attack on Colonel Gaddafi was seen as being the latest incident marking the rapidly deteriorating relations between the two former allies. In a similar speech last week Mr. Sadat referred to the Libyan leader as "Libya's madman" and on Monday night he reiterated this remark. He accused him of being behind the riots in Alexandria and said that he

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    Film ID:
    VLVA71UGWR5WOVIO9C3W9CPP48QUS
    Media URN:
    VLVA71UGWR5WOVIO9C3W9CPP48QUS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
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