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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #255185

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 23, 1978
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(Studio) Progress in Mideast peace negotiations reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Israel negotiators foreign minister Moshe Dayan and defense minister Ezer Weizman arrival with treaty draft noted; Israeli concerns about negotiations detailed; assurances from Dayan and Weizman to Prime Min. Menahem Begin and cabinet with regard to Egypt and United States treaty positions explained; cabinet debate session tomorrow noted.

(Cairo, Egypt) Film of President Anwar Sadat hosting visit of Uganda President Idi Amin shown; Egyptian television films of Sadat meeting with Egyptian Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil and United States ambassador Hermann Eilts shown. [KHALIL - says treaty changes technical, not fundamental.] Details of problems remaining in treaty negotiations explained.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

Cronkite, Walter;
Sefton, Doug;
Simon, Bob

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