Sadat: No Change

Barely 48 hours after the assassination, President-designate Hosni Mubarak was interviewed by TIME Correspondents Wilton Wynn and Robert C. Wurmstedt. Excerpts:

On the transition. You have seen a smooth transition. President Sadat gave our institutions a strong base.

On Sadat's assassins. They are a very limited group. They are fanatic Muslims. There will be an investigation, but we don't believe they have any connection with any foreign power.

On the Camp David peace process. I will continue the policy President Sadat started. We are going on with Camp David and the autonomy talks. The next meeting is Oct. 25, and there will be no...

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