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Interviews With Sadat and Begin / Arab Foreign Ministers Meeting #249435

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 1977
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(Studio) Interviews with Egypt's President Sadat and Israel's Prime Min. Begin outlined and shown. [SADAT - talks of desire to talk to Israeli parliament and put Arab view to them. Wants to go at earliest possible time. Would exchange ideas with Begin. Responds to question with regard to opposition to trip by other Arab leaders; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat has expressed no opinion on trip. Notes this is crucial time in Mideast in attempts to achieve peace and wants to discuss with Israelis possibilities for peace and alternatives without it.] Anchor asks question with regard to Sadat's suggestion that Palestinian professor in United States might serve as representative in Geneva, and reported approval of Arafat and later opposition to suggestion by PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) information officer at Arab foreign mins. meeting in Tunis. [SADAT - anticipated this and is calm.] Anchor asks Begin about time factor in meeting with Sadat. [BEGIN - cites procedure of speaking to parliament then asking United States ambassador Samuel Lewis to aid in sending invitation to Sadat. Says there are no predispositions. Responds to question with regard to when meeting might take place; notes planned trip to Britain for mtgs. with Prime Min. Callaghan next week Will greet Sadat and take him to parliament in Jerusalem; thinks it's now up to Sadat to make trip come about.] Reporter John Sheahan's statement with regard to reaction of PLO representatives at foreign mins. meeting in Tunis, and State Department statement re: continued need for Geneva conference and possible Mideast trip by Secretary of State Vance noted. Announcement of peace agreement between Egypt and Libya, made by respective foreign mins. at Tunis meeting, cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:07:10

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