Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ismail Fahmi held talks on Monday (10 October) with France's President Giscard d'Estaing.
Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ismail Fahmi held talks on Monday (10 October) with France's President Giscard d'Estaing. He had flown to Paris after discussions with United States' President Carter and Secretary of State, Cyrus Vance. The Paris meeting came as moves for a resumption of talks to solve the Middle East problem have been showing signs of success. Diplomatic observers are reported now to be conf??? that the Geneva peace talks will begin late this year, probably in December. Before meeting President Giscard, Mr Fahmi held talks with France's Foreign Minister, but no official statement has followed either meeting.
SYNOPSIS: Mr. Fahmi brought with him to the Elysee Palace word of Egypt's position now following his Washington talks and also an "important message from President Sadat. After his talks with the President, Mr Fahmi spoke to reporters.
But while the date for the Geneva talks is not yet settled, Egypt has declared its determination to support moves for peace in the Middle East through the Geneva peace conference.