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Mideast Developments #258199

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 08, 1978
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(Studio) Arab ntns.' discussion of bringing Egypt's President Sadat back into summit mtgs. noted. Syria's contention that Sadat must give up peace initiative towards Israel in order for this to be done, and Sadat's refusal, reported Israeli forces pullbacks in south Lebanon and return of villagers to area mentioned. In town of Kanna, it's noted there's not much to come back to.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kanna, Lebanon) Report on situation in Kanna as its residents return, mostly from Beirut. Town's patrol by United Nations troops from Senegal and by Lebanese gendarmes noted. Situation with Palestinians in area described; French United Nations troops' report that Tyre still controlled by guerrillas noted.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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