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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #255599

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli cabinet's approval of United States compromise for peace with Egypt reported Egypt's statement on Monday that it won't sign treaty unless there is specific date for Palestinian self-rule recalled; American proposal said not to include this. Egyptians' study of situation and return of chief DC negotiator to Egypt noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Details given of Israel's proposed deal with Egypt about treaty based on American plan proposed some weeks ago. Egypt' s reported demands for own police presence in Gaza Strip and Israel's rejection of it mentioned. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's address to group of American state legislature noted. [BEGIN - says Israel is prepared to sign treaty without changes in text as now written.] Begin's report on telephone call to President Carter, who was reported to have said he will call President Anwar Sadat, outlined.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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