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Mideast Developments / Israel / West Bank Settlements #255246

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 26, 1978
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(Studio) Israel announcement of west bank settlements expansion plans reported; President Carter angry message to Prime Min. Menahem Begin noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Begin statement with regard to Israel's right to settle west bank and Gaza reported; construction activities at west bank settlement described; foreign minister Moshe Dayan statements with regard to settlements noted; Begin's displeasure with United States assistant State Secretary Harold Saunders statements last wk. with regard to Arab right to west bank and eastern Jerusalem stated.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(DC) State Department comments with regard to decisions reached on west bank settlements at Camp David summit, possibility of Israeli announcement affecting peace treaty negotiations reported [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - says State Department disturbed by Israeli decision with regard to west bank settlements.] [DAYAN - says Israel cabinet believes west bank settlements to remain permanently.] Scheduled meeting between Dayan and State Secretary Cyrus Vance noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Cairo, Egypt) Egypt's belief that Israeli announcement contrary to Camp David spirit stated; statement by Egypt Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil re: Israeli plan detailed; possibility that Israeli announcement intended for use in bargaining during negotiations noted.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(Studio) President Carter's hope for peace treaty signing before Christmas stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Sefton, Doug;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:05:50

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