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Mideast / Israel / Egypt / Americans #241506

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1975
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(Studio) Israel government tries to sell interim peace agreement to parliament.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Premier Yitzhak Rabin says Israeli security won't be undermined by agreement. Rabin interrupted frequently. Opposition leader Menahem Begin calls on Rabin to resign for giving away Sinai mount passes and oil field without Egyptian pledge of nonbelligerency. Demonstrators protest Israeli government action.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptians not told much about negotiations. People told Abu Rudeis oil fields to be returned, but not that Israel will continue to hold 1 end of Gidi and Mitla passes. Egypt population can blame agreement on US if they don't like it.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) Biggest obstacle will be getting American technicians in Sinai.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Kissinger feels Congress will approve stationing of 100 American technicians in Sinai. They'll only monitor early warning system. Agreement still has problems.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger;
Sheahan, John

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