Egyptian President Anwar Sadat boldly scrapped his nation's friendship treaty with the Soviet Union. But will he get the aid he needs from the United States? Here is a firsthand report by the Editor of The Plain Truth, based on an exclusive interview with the president of Egypt. In the wake of two Sinai disengagement agreements with Israel, the feeling in Cairo is that war with Israel is no longer inevitable and that a lasting Mideast peace may now be with in grasp. A meeting with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat leaves little doubt that this is his - and his people's - ardent hope. "I think this is the first time in the 27 years since the beginning of the Arab- Israeli conflict that there is a possibility of real peace in the area," the 57year-old president declared during our hour-long conversation at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on March 6. Peace is an integral part of Sadat's master plan for Egypt's national reconstruction.
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