The President and Vice President Mubarak met for 30 minutes in the Oval Office and covered a wide range of issues, focusing primarily on the situation in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. Vice President Mubarak briefed the President on the recent Aswan meeting between President Sadat and Prime Minister Begin. The President discussed the forthcoming visit to the Middle East of Ambassador Linowitz.
The President and Vice President Mubarak stressed the importance they place on sustained movement in the autonomy talks within the framework of the Camp David accords.
The President and Vice President Mubarak expressed their shared abhorrence of the Soviet attack on the religious and nationalist-minded Muslim people of Afghanistan.
The President expressed his gratitude for Egypt's friendship and cooperation.