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Mideast / Cairo Conference / Waldheim Proposal #249679

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 29, 1977
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(Studio) United Nations announcement of intention to send representative to Anwar Sadat's Cairo conference reported Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim's proposal for United Nations conference with hard-line Arab representatives present also noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Reasons behind Waldheim's proposal for United Nations conf., with probable backing of United States and USSR , listed. [WALDHEIM - says purpose of such meeting would be to work toward Geneva conference Proposes to hold meeting in NYC.] Waldheim's assurances to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) that it would be only Palestinian spokesperson, probable acceptances of USSR , Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, and question of whether Israel would come if PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) there outlined; is noted that Begin accepted Sadat's invitation to Cairo, though PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) also invited. Secretary-General's assurances to Israel that talks would include UN Resolutions 242 and 338, and details of resolutions, cited.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(DC) Report on United States reaction to Waldheim proposal and apparent confusion in American policy with regard to Sadat's recent actions.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Washington, DC officials announcement that USSR has informed United States that it won't send representatives to Cairo stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Kalb, Marvin

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