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Disengagement Agreement / Israeli Opposition Party / Middle East Problems #230846

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1974
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(Studio) Some opposition against disengagement plan exists.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Many Israelis believe Mrs. Meir pressured into agreement by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. [Opposition party leader Menahem BEGIN - believes withdrawal marks beginning of end of Jewish state.] [Opposition leader Shmuel TAMIR - thinks Kissinger uses disengagement agreement for own United States gratification. Israel feels used by US.] Opposition party holds 1/3 of vote in Parliament; agreement plan could be blocked in Parliament.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Aswan, Egypt) Many more problems remain between Egypt and Israel. Mil. disengagement doesn't solve other existing problems incling. Israeli occupation of Arab lands and Palestinian issue. War could break out over any of these matters.
REPORTER: Bob Allison

Allison, Bob;
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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