President Anwar Sadat of Egypt left Cairo airport on Sunday (10 October) for Kuwait at the beginning of a tour that ???
LV Cairo airport building
CU Sadat embraces Mahmoud Fawzy and other ministers (2 shots)
SV Sadat shaking hands with Soviet embassy officials
SV Sadat shakes hands with Iran ambassador and others
SV Sadat embraces minister and boards aircraft
LV Ministers wave
GV Aircraft taxiing
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Background: President Anwar Sadat of Egypt left Cairo airport on Sunday (10 October) for Kuwait at the beginning of a tour that ??? also takes him to Iran and the Soviet Union.
At the airport to see President Sadat off was his Prime Minister, Mahmoud Fawzy, as well as officials from the Soviet and Iranian embassies. President Sadat's trips to Kuwait and Iran are the first by an Egyptian Head of State.
SYNOPSIS: President Sadat of Egypt took leave of government ministers at Cairo airport on Sunday at the beginning of a three-nation tour. His Prime Minister, Mahmoud Fawzy was among the well-wishers as President Anwar Sadat started the first leg of a journey that will make him the first Egyptian Head of State to visit Kuwait and Iran. President Sadat also goes to Moscow.
Soviet Embassy officials were among those to see the Egyptian President off, as well as the Iranian Ambassador and members of his Embassy.
President Sadat goes to Moscow at the invitation of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist party. Apart from bilateral relations, the military situation in Egypt is one of the main topics to be discussed. Talks were due to begin on Monday evening.