Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971


February 28 Kissinger and Sadat, in Cairo, announce US-Egyptian diplomatic relations to resume, following June 1967 rupture.

March 18 State Department announces US Navy will help clear mines from Suez Canal.

April 18 Sadat announces Egypt ending 18 years of reliance on Soviet arms.

April 19 US “senior official” says US has no “current plans” to sell Egypt arms.

May 24 Limited USSR arms shipments reported resumed to Egypt.

June 12-14 Nixon visits Cairo. Communiqué stresses economic aid, nuclear technology exchange.

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How to cite this article:

Danny Reachard, Joe Stork "Chronology: US-Egyptian Military Relationship," Middle East Report 90 (September/October 90).