§ Sir Dudley Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the current state of the United Kingdom's relationship with Egypt; what attitude Her Majesty's Government take to the Egyptian middle eastern peace initiative; and if he will make a statement on these matters.400W
§ Mr. Renton
Our relations with Egypt are excellent. Egypt has a major role to play in the search for peace in the middle east. We maintain a regular and friendly dialogue on ways of making progress and our views are close.