The Sudanese President, General Ja'afer al-Nimeiry, arrived in Alexandria, Egypt on Tuesday (13 July) for talks with the Egyptian President, Colonel Anwar al-Sadat, on closer links between their countries.
SV Sudanese President al-Nimeiry greeted by Mrs. Sadat and daughter and son, then by President al-Sadat
CU President and Mrs. Sadat with President al-Nimeiry
CU President al-Nimeiry
SV President al-Sadat with Vice-President Mubarak, Prime Minister Salem and Defence Minister General al-Gamassi, seated PAN TO Sudanese President al-Nimeiry with his delegation, seated
SV Egyptian-Sudanese talks in progress
In the Sudan, the hunt for those responsible for the attempted coup continues. Reuters News Agency, reporting from khartoum and quoting Sudanese officials, says the Sudanese government claims to have found clear proof of Libyan involvement in the coup attempt. According to the Middle East News Agency, Egypt moved quickly during the abortive coup over the 2nd and 3rd July to aid President al-Nimeiry.
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Background: The Sudanese President, General Ja'afer al-Nimeiry, arrived in Alexandria, Egypt on Tuesday (13 July) for talks with the Egyptian President, Colonel Anwar al-Sadat, on closer links between their countries.
SYNOPSIS: Representing the Egyptian side with President al-Sadat at the talks were the Vice-President, Lieutenant General Muhammad Mubarak, the Prime Minister, General Mamdouh Salem, and Defence Minister, General Muhammad al-Gamassi. During the meeting the Sudanese leader repeated his charges that Libya was behind the unsuccessful move to topple him. President al-Nimeiry alleged the Libyan intervention was not only aimed at the Sudan - but the Arab world in general. Libya has denied any involvement in the attempted coup.