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Mideast / Weizman Visit / Arms Sales #256799

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 10, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman concludes United States visit with talks with President Carter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's comments to Weizman, with regard to planned arms sales to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and about United States pledge to Israel's defense, quoted. [WEIZMAN - says there's no reason why Prime Min. Begin and President Sadat can't convene again, after Begin's meeting with Carter.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Congress opposition to arms sales being pkgd. described. Ambassador John West's testimony to Senate Foreign Relations Committee with regard to possible OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil hike if Saudis don't get planes. Letter to Carter from members of House International Relations Committee noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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