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    INTRODUCTION: The leader of Egypt's Opposition National Progressive Unionist Party, Khaled Mohieddin has called on the country's President of the big powers.

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    ATHENS, GREECE (TRANSEAST ATHENS)

    CU Khaled Mohieddin, leader of Egyptian National Progressive Unionist Party, speaking in English

    SPEECH (TRANSCRIPT)
    MOHIEDDIN: (SEQ 1) "I think the most important point to face the Egyptian people and all national and political forces is how to end very quickly the state of violence which has spread in Egypt and to know the reasons politically, economically and socially and how to unite all these forces to end this state and come back to the competition democracy between all political forces. The second point is how to bring the Egyptian economy back by directing all its policies towards production aspects of the economy which has been lacking over the last few years which face the country with a big crisis and big difference in incomes between the rich and the poor and the declaration by President Mubarak in his seven points in the parliament has been accepted by all political forces. Of course every political force has its own philosophy on how to defend the neutrality of Egypt. Neutrality Egypt not to be part of any strategy of the two big powers and end all relations and acts which keep Egypt under the influence of one of the great powers in the region. So this is the main items of the people of Egypt and all political forces to fight for."

    Background: INTRODUCTION: The leader of Egypt's Opposition National Progressive Unionist Party, Khaled Mohieddin has called on the country's President of the big powers. Mr. Mohieddin made the statement in Athens on Monday (7 December) where he was a guest of the Greek-Arab Union. The opposition leader, who was once Egyptian Vice-President under President Nasser, also spoke on what he sees as the political and economic problem facing his country.
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    Film ID:
    VLVADEX3V3JMAGFH7NTN25VYYFTKS
    Media URN:
    VLVADEX3V3JMAGFH7NTN25VYYFTKS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
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    N/A

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