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    The Prime Minister of Egypt, Mr. Aziz Sidky, on Saturday (24 March) presided over a?

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    The Prime Minister of Egypt, Mr. Aziz Sidky, on Saturday (24 March) presided over a special session of the Egyptian Cabinet, just 48 hours before a top-political meeting is due to be held under President Anwar Sadat.

    No reason was given for the special session, but reports said it as the start of an important stage both at the Home and Foreign Affairs levels.

    On Monday, the President will chair a joint session of the People's Assembly and the policy-making Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union.

    He is expected to inform the joint meeting of the outcome of the recent Egyptian diplomatic campaign which aimed at explaining the Egyptian views towards the Middle East crisis.

    In the past few days, President Sadat has conferred with Vice-President Hussein el Shafei, First Secretary General Sayed Marie, War Minister General Ahmed Ismail, Deputy Premier and Minister of Information Dr. Abdel Kader Hatem, Treasury Minister Dr. Abdel Aziz Hegazy, Social Affairs Minister Dr. Aisha Rateb, and the Governor of Cairo, Mr. Hamdy Ashour.

    SYNOPSIS: In Cairo, members of the Egyptian Cabinet were called to a special session on Saturday.... just forty-eight hours before a top-level political meeting is due to be held under President Anwar Sadat. No reason was given for the special Cabinet session, but all members of the Ministry attended. Reports said it was the start of an important stage both at the Home and the Foreign Affairs levels.

    The special meeting was presided over by the Prime Minister, Mr. Aziz Sidky.

    On Monday, President Sadat is due to chair a joint meeting of the People's Assembly and the policy-making Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union. He is expected to inform the meeting of the outcome of the recent Egyptian diplomatic campaign which aimed at explaining the Egyptian views towards the Middle East crisis.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7TEVXQSKN2Y598H9UWSQ9X0B8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7TEVXQSKN2Y598H9UWSQ9X0B8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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