United States Secretary of States William Rogers completed his 5-nation Middle-East tour when he left Israel for Rome on Saturday (8 May).
United States Secretary of States William Rogers completed his 5-nation Middle-East tour when he left Israel for Rome on Saturday (8 May). In a speech in Tel Aviv before his departure, Mr. Rogers said he felt the gap between Israel and Egypt on the question of an interim agreement had been somewhat narrowed, and added that he was sending his Assistant, Mr. Joseph Sisco, back to Cairo to inform leaders there of the clarifications he had obtained from the israeli Government.
On his arrival later in Rome, Mr. Rogers said he had found an immensely strong desire for peace among the peoples of the region, and for the present absence of fighting to continue. He's to spend only one day in Rome, but will have talks with Italian Foreign Minister, Signor Aldo Moro, and President Giuseppe Saragat.
SYNOPSIS: Ending his five-nation tour of the Middle-East in Tel Aviv on Saturday, U.S. Secretary of State, William rogers, had this to say....
Mr. Rogers was bound for Italy where he arrived at Rome's Ciampino Airport.
The U.S. Secretary of State was accompanied by his wife. They were greeted by Italy's Foreign Minister, Signor Aldo Moro, and other officials.
Before leaving for talks with Signor Moro, Mr. Rogers spoke of his tour.
Mr. Rogers was also expected to meet President Saragat during his brief one-day stop in Italy.