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Mideast / Sadat-Carter Meeting / Dayan Visit #256727

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1978
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(Studio) President Sadat's final meeting with President Carter before departure noted; White House statement on resumption of peace talks with Israel cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [CARTER - mentions discussion of need to continue peace talks. Calls Sadat world's foremost peacemaker.] [SADAT - came here disheartened, but will return with perseverance for peace efforts. Notes sentiments of American people toward self; will never fail Americans] White House statement with regard to Israeli settlements, but without mentioning arms sales to Egypt, reported; indications that administration considers arms package for Egypt cited.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Israeli radio's announcement of movement of morehouse trailers into settlement on west bank and criticism of Begin's allowing these settlements, by some of own political allies, reported Israeli foreign minister Dayan's support for Begin position, while in New York City on mission to counter Sadat's visit, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York City) Dayan's address to group of Jewish-American leaders and statements in response to United States allegations with regard to Israeli promise on new settlements in occupied lands noted. Details of United States allegations by State Department given. [DAYAN - denies some of accusations. Knows what Israel promised and cntry. is living up to it. Says Israeli government won't promise no new settlements in west bank, even if United States thinks it illegal. Cites pledges of restraint by Israelis.] Dayan's comments on Sadat's visit to United States outlined.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Young, Steve

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