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Statement by Brandt in German Says he and Sadat have and intensive; frank and friendly talks...agree about course of their future relations...how to extend cooperation between ara??? and sec countries... that relations between germany and egyp shouldnt only in continue to be normal but shou ld be intensified ..."to receive a now quality". he spoke about his sadness in visiting sues today "seeing a dead city on a dead canal" that was once one of worlds economic lifelines. He felt the need for "peace to come back its so life can come back. Said destiny of palestiniaha was not only a Humanitarian but political pr???e no just settlement could be made unless it took into account their security and future. He praised Press Sadat for his peace efforts... said ehances for peace in region nad never been batter and he hoped they would be used.
Should a socure peace treaty precede any further intensification of economic ties and relations with Egypt. A along the lines that of ourse peace world make things easier but relations must go ahead just the same.
Would German be interested is taking any political or military initiatives towards peace. A. Germany was ready to help guarantee any peace settlement... ready to take its responsibilities. On the question of military initiatives; he felt he e???uldnt speak for other europeans but Germany believes its contribution was ore xx valushle in other fields.
Had Arab oil weapon affected his policy towards Arabs. A. Answer that he was of course interested in oil as a major industrial and trading nation. But it was a separate issue. Anyone who had followed German policy would see that they favoured peace even at expense of national unity etc.
Herr Erandt answering questions: interpreter and officials and journalista; outaways.
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