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Mideast / Sinai Agreement #241446

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1975
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(Studio) Egypt and Israel approach Sinai interim agreement. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to leave for Mideast in week
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Jerusalem) Israel to pull back to line 95 mile west of pre-1967 borders. Egypt to move up to line 25-30 mile from Suez Canal. United Nations force to be in buffer zone between lines. Map shown. Israel will operate air base at Revadim and keep foothold on eastern approaches to key mount passes. Israel wants electronic surveillance done by Americans and Israelis. Israel to give up Abu Rudeis oil fields and corridor along Gulf of Suez linking Israel with Egypt. Israel asks United States for $350 million for oil fields; $150 million for new defense line; $1.8 billion military aid, and $700 million economic aid. Egypt to agree to 3-yr. pact and to secret pledge not to resort to war.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Mudd, Roger

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