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    The Italian Foreign Minister Mr. Giuseppe Medici, has been holding talks in Cairo with his?

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    The Italian Foreign Minister Mr. Giuseppe Medici, has been holding talks in Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart, Dr. Mohamed Hassan El-Zayyat on the Middle-East situation.

    Mr. Medici arrived in Cairo on Friday (1 February) to begin a five-day official visit at Dr. Zayyat's invitation.

    The talks are a continuation of discussions last September when Dr. Zayyat visited Rome.

    The two ministers are expected to discuss the role of the European Common Market countries in helping to bring about a peaceful Middle-East settlement.

    Italy is particularly interested in the reopening of the Suez Canal, which has remained closed since the Arab-Israeli war of 1967. Italy's economy has been suffering because of the waterway's closure.

    SYNOPSIS: In Cairo, Italy's Foreign Minister Mr. Giuseppe Medici has begun a five-day visit during which he will be holding talks with the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Doctor Mohamed Hassan El-Zayyat, on the Middle-East situation. Mr. Medici's arrival in Cairo last Friday followed an invitation from Doctor Zayyat, who spent a short time in Rome last September on his way to the United Nations.

    Talks they will be having will be a continuation of the discussions in Rome. One of the subjects expected to be discussed is the role of the European Common Market countries in helping to bring about a peaceful Middle-East settlement. Of particular interest to Italy is the reopening of the Suez Canal the closure of which during the nineteen-sixty-seven Arab-Israeli war, affected Italy's economy.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEBW63R85J71E9UUBKDW19PPUW
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBW63R85J71E9UUBKDW19PPUW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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