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Mideast / Dayan's Washington, DC Visit #256415

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 16, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli and congress reaction to Carter administration proposed arms sales to Egypt and Saudi Arabia, as well as Israel, reported State Department's memorandum to Congress in defense of proposal noted. Israeli foreign minister Dayan's visit to DC mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report on Dayan's mtgs. in Washington, DC with President Carter and other officials; incl. stances on Israeli airfields in Sinai in relation to F-15 sales to Saudi Arabia. [DAYAN - notes Israeli concern with regard to United States administration decision but doesn't think decision made to put pressure on Israel.] Apparent Israeli concessions to President Sadat with regard to Israeli military force to protect settlements in Sinai detailed.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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