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Arab States, United States Meeting / Middle East War / Oil #23319

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1973
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(Studio) Arab states to cut oil exports 5% to United States and other nations supporting Israel. European money mkts. report Arab states dump United States dollars on market to depress dollar value. President meets with foreign mins. of Arab states in White House to discuss Mid E. war.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger meet with representatives of Kuwait, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Algeria. [Saudi Arabian foreign minister Umar Alabama-SAQQF - believes Nixon can help settle conflict in Middle E. and bring lasting peace.] [NIXON - says differences between United States and Arab cntrys. exist, but all can work for peace.] Oil not mentioned in public statement; however, strict energy conservation measures may be announced by President next week
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Landay, Jerry;
Smith, Howard K.

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