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Carter / Latin American Heads / Treaty and Human Rights / Israeli Settlements #254521

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 09, 1977
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(Studio) In attempt to get support for treaty, President Carter has held mtgs. in DC with Latin American leaders all week Holds last round today, and is blunt on human rights issue.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) As was expected, human rights is major topic of discussion during mtgs., like those with Argentina's Jorge Videla, Uruguay's Aparicio Mendez and Costa Rica's Dan. Oduber Quiros. [CARTER - cites concerns re: Argentina and Uruguay and human rights.] Carter says Costa Rica is model demo. and Oduber praises Carter's pressure on human rights issue. Officials here expect no overnight changes in Latin American, but say problem has now been addressed seriously for 1st time. REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) President repeats view that expansion of Jewish settlements into west bank by Israel is illegal and that it creates more problems for Mid. East peace. Despite criticism, Israel conts. making new settlements in area.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Yattir, West Bank, Israel) Settlement at Yattir noted. Man in charge of settlements is Ariel Sharon and he says United States opposition to actions won't change things, though disagreement is unfortunate. [SHARON - compares settlement plans for west bank to putting village in England or Scotland or farm in US. Says Israeli will retain control of west bank.] Among those moving to Yattir are young family from Jerusalem and retired man from Beverly Hills, California. For. minuteMoshe Dayan will bring Israeli peace plan to US later in month; United Nations General Assembly will probably condemn settlements in w. bank; meanwhile, more families move to Yattir.

Mudd, Roger;
Simon, Bob

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