• Short Summary

    In the Middle East, attempts to work out a permanent peace plan are continuing with a series of shuttle peace-talks, headed by the American Assistant Secretary of State Alfred Atherton.

  • Description

    In the Middle East, attempts to work out a permanent peace plan are continuing with a series of shuttle peace-talks, headed by the American Assistant Secretary of State Alfred Atherton. On Thursday, (23 February) Mr. Atherton arrived in Cairo for discussions with the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Kamel.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Atherton had arrived in Cairo from Ismailia, where he had spent two hours in conference with President Sadat. The Assistant Secretary of State's main objective at the moment is to get agreement between Egypt and Israel on a basic set of principles for peace in the Middle East.

    After the meeting with the Egyptian Foreign Minister the two men gave a brief news conference.

    Mr. Kamel was then asked whether Egypt's severance of diplomatic ties with Cyprus was to be permanent.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAABW41KQ7D630X639POAJKNSY
    Media URN:
    VLVAAABW41KQ7D630X639POAJKNSY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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