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Mideast Developments / Egyptian-Israeli Peace Talks #255081

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 16, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. peace talks in Washington, DC between Egypt and Israel reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Dvt. of peace treaty between 2 ntns. noted to have been faster than expected. Developments so far outlined. Plans for Israeli withdrawal to line between El Arish and Ras Muhammad in Sinai reported; map shown. United States hopes to achieve more progress toward Palestinian autonomy on west bank and Gaza Strip mentioned. Egyptian-Israeli treaty signing reported expected in mid-November Assistant Secretary of State Harold Saunders' meeting with Israeli foreign minister Moshe Dayan prior to flight to Jordan for talks with King Hussein about Camp David accords stated.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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