EGYPT: Moscow's Neutrals

EGYPT Moscow's Neutrals "To our armies—the Soviet, the Syrian and the Egyptian," toasted Nikita Khrushchev at a reception for Egypt's War Minister Abdel Hakim Amer. "You are our sincere friends, the friends of freedom," cried General Amer. Last week Premier Bulganin announced that the Soviet Union, selflessly sympathetic with the aspirations of Egypt, had decided at Amer's request "to aid in building up Egypt's national economy."

Aboard a shiny Soviet TU-IO4 jet airliner, General Amer flashed back to Cairo to take the word to President Nasser. Next day Cairo's press blared that the Soviet Union had granted Egypt a $175 million...

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