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    United States Assistant Secretary of State Alfred Atherton said in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Wednesday (1 February) that differences still remained between Egypt and Israel on re-starting their stalled peace talks.

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    United States Assistant Secretary of State Alfred Atherton said in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Wednesday (1 February) that differences still remained between Egypt and Israel on re-starting their stalled peace talks. Mr Atherton was speaking after giving Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Kamel, Israel's latest ideas on a declaration of principles for a Middle East peace settlement, the key to resuming talks in Jerusalem. Mr Atherton later went with Mr Kamel to see Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Vice-President Hosni Mubarak.

    SYNOPSIS: The Prime Minister's residence was chosen for the meeting between President Anwar Sadat and Vice President Mubarak. President Sadat is due to leave on Thursday for an eight-nation tour, which will include a meeting with United States President Jimmy Carter. It is understood President Sadat will press for a clear US stand on the Palestinian question and Israeli withdrawal from the occupied Arab territories.

    After his talks at the Foreign Ministry with Foreign Minister Kamel, Assistant Secretary of State Atherton spoke to newsmen.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA99S1025PNJKGVFV7A677OSP0Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA99S1025PNJKGVFV7A677OSP0Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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