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Mideast Developments / Sadat Israeli Trip / United Nations Debate / Israel Oil Strike #249638

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1977
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(Studio) Further Mideast developments in wake of Egyptian President Sadat's visit to Israel noted, include preparation by Israeli Prime Min. Begin to speak to his parliament and briefing for Arab officials, held in Cairo. Reports from correspondent John Sheahan detailed. Wrap-up of United Nations debate on Mideast due tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Details of resolution before United Nations with regard to Israeli occupied lands given. [Israeli ambassador Chaim HERZOG - talks of need for peace in Middle East.] Belgian ambassador remarks with regard to 9 European community countries' plan to abstain from voting noted. Expectations with regard to return Israeli move comparable to Sadat's visit to Israel cited.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) Report on Israel's discovery of oil off coast of occupied Sinai area and problems this causes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Gulf of Suez) Report on Israel's oil strike in Gulf of Suez:, made on eve of Sadat's visit and kept under wraps until now. (Israeli television film shown.) Concerns of American firms indirectly connected with project, with regard to Arab boycott if firms' identities released, noted. Previous Israeli attempts to find oil and return, in 1975, to Egypt of some oil fields captured in 1967 war and Israeli reaction to oil strike, in light of recent developments with Egypt, detailed.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Hottelet, Richard C.

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