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    Egyptian President Anwar Sadat told the Arab Socialist union in Cairo on Thursday (20 November) that the army was preparing to face any developments if efforts towards a peaceful settlement in the Middle East failed.

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    GV Building
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    SV Sadat arrives and greeted as he walks up to rostrum
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    SV PAN Top officials applauding
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    GV ZOOM IN TO SV Sadat on rostrum
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    GV Delegates
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    SV & GV PAN Sadat speaking
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    President Anwar Sadat of Egypt told the Arab Socialist Union in Cairo on Thursday that the army was preparing to face any developments if efforts towards a peaceful settlement in the Middle East failed. Mr. Sadat was at the time presiding over a meeting of the central committee of the Union, the only political organisation in Egypt.



    In a two-hour meeting, President Sadat told the committee that the armed forces were being supplied with weapons to face any possible with weapons to face any possible battle, repulse any attack and face all possible eventualities if a peaceful settlement of the Middle East problems was not found.



    On another question, President Sadat told the committee that Egypt was rebuilding its economy and improving its public services.




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    Background: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat told the Arab Socialist union in Cairo on Thursday (20 November) that the army was preparing to face any developments if efforts towards a peaceful settlement in the Middle East failed.

    He told members of the Central Committee of the Union, the only political organisation in Egypt, "the armed forces are being supplied with weapons to face any possible battle, repulse any attack and face all possible eventualities if a peaceful settlement is not reached".

    President Sadat also said that the country was rebuilding its economy and improving its public services.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9I1XTBXJRZOK4E9L432778WSC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9I1XTBXJRZOK4E9L432778WSC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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