MIDDLE EAST: At Least They're Still Talking

Hope builds as Sadat meets with Israelis

Officials in Cairo insisted that the trip was being extended merely for a little vacation in the Alps. Some vacation. Flying into Vienna for a brief visit that started with a weekend gathering of the Socialist International, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat met twice last week with Israeli Opposition Leader Shimon Peres; the talks had been arranged by their host, Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky. After retiring to a 16th century resort hotel outside Salzburg, Sadat then conferred with U.N. Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim, who just happened to be vacationing nearby at his summer home on...

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