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Mideast #254428

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 04, 1977
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(Studio) West bank of Jordan River is Mideast issue. Israel, Jordan, Palestinians all lay claim. Jordan and Israel have recently debated the matter in secret.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Moshe Dayan and King Hussein of Jordan thought to have discussed the matter in London. CBS News confirms meeting occurred. United States overtures to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) said discussed. Dayan and Hussein do not want PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) on west bank. Dayan's and Hussein's views discussed. Film of Dayan speaking to Israel parliament shown. Israeli agriculture minister Ariel Sharon favors Jewish settlement of occupied territory. Menahem Begin is silent on matter, though he visits newly legalized settlements. Jewish settlements in occupied territory called most explosive issue.

Dean, Morton;
Simon, Bob

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