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Carter / Mideast #250143

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 29, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's departure for foreign trip and arrival in Warsaw, Poland, reported Film shown. Controversy with regard to statement on Mideast, made in televised interview on Wednesday night, noted; remarks with regard to President's opposition to independent Palestinian state and Arab reaction cited.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cairo, Egypt) [Egyptian President SADAT - says Carter has right to own ideas, as do others involved, but hopes solution will be reached soon. Thinks such statements will make negotiations harder; cites reasons. Says negotiations will continue, there is no other way. Calls Palestinian question crux of whole problem and notes that if it's ignored, peace not possible.] Sadat's revision of earlier prediction of peace within 2 mos., between Egypt and Israel, and his putting blame on Carter noted.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) President Carter's planned stop in Saudi Arabia next week noted. Report of Saudi radio with regard to rejection of Israeli plan by King Knalid and Crown Prince Fahd cited. Reactions of Jordan cabinet and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) to plan detailed. Bombing of market in Israeli coastal town of Netanya reported; responsibility claimed by Palestinian guerrillas. Film shown.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Sheahan, John

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