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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #255443

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1978
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(Studio) Problems in Mideast peace talks over Palestinian question noted. White House statement about prospects for peace reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details given about White House statement, showing concern for 1st time that successful peace talks may not be taken for granted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's plans to meet with prime Min. Menahem Begin in New York City on Sunday as Begin returns to Israel after tour of United States and Canada reported Statements from both sides in talks mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ismailia, Egypt) President Anwar Sadat's comments on Palestinian question and Israeli attitude toward linkage reported [SADAT - says they are after peace, not partial agreements or disengagement agreements, and if this doesn't happen, it will be because of other side. Comments on possibility of compromise on fundamental issues.] Sadat's comments noted to have been made at Qantara East, village occupied by Israel until 1973 war; his pledges to meet Sinai residents next year at El Arish and Mt. Sinai stated. His other remarks on peace talk situation given.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Toronto, Canada) Arrival in Toronto of Israeli cabinet mins. Moshe Dayan and Ezer Weizman to discuss new Egyptian demands in treaty talks with Begin noted. Israeli reports on Egyptian demands and reasons they cannot meet demands given. [BEGIN - wants to carry out both parts of Camp David agreement - peace treaty with Egypt as written and then deal with autonomy in occupied lands and security of Israel.] [DAYAN - thinks if Sadat wants to stop negotiations, it is within his power.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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