West Germany's Chancellor, Willy Brandt, on Thursday (1 March) discussed the possibilities of a Middle East peace with Egypt's Mr.
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Background: West Germany's Chancellor, Willy Brandt, on Thursday (1 March) discussed the possibilities of a Middle East peace with Egypt's Mr. Hafez Ismail, National Security Adviser to President Anwar Sadat.
Mr. Ismail was to spend two days in Bonn as part of a tour of world capitals to discuss the Middle East situation. He had already spoken with national leaders in Moscow, Washington and London.
In West Germany, the Cairo official also had talks with Foreign Ministry State Secretary, Paul Frank. Herr Frank was deputising for Foreign Minister, Walter Scheel who was ill. Herr Scheel is to visit Cairo in May.
SYNOPSIS: West German Chancellor, Willy Brandt, discussed Middle East peace possibilities at his Bonn home on Thursday with Egyptian envoy, Hafez Ismail. Mr. Ismail is national security adviser to Egypt's President Anwar Sadat. His visit to Bonn follows discussions on the Middle East in Washington, Moscow and London.
The talks with Chancellor Brandt were on the final day of Mr. Ismail's two day stay in West Germany. The day before, he reviewed the Middle East situation with West German Foreign Secretary, Paul Frank. Herr Frank was deputising for Foreign Minister Walter Scheel who is to visit Cairo in May.
The tour of world capitals has so far produced promising results...including more relaxed relations between Egypt and the United States.