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Mideast Developments #258372

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli parliament's adoption of hard-line plan for future of west bank and Gaza Strip noted. Reaction from Washington, DC and Cairo reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Details of parliamentary debate on Prime Min. Menahem Begin's plan and details of plan outlined. Positions of Begin and foreign minister Moshe Dayan and that of defense minister Ezer Weizman given. United States proposal for future of Palestinians' involvement in own affairs stated. [DAYAN - says Israel wants to base actions on assumption that autonomy isn't temporary solution, but is final solution to Arabs and Jews living together in west bank and Gaza.] Reaction to Begin plan by opposition leader Shimon Peres reported [PERES - thinks government plan won't hold water and was developed without consideration of new realities.]

(DC) Admin. plans to increase efforts to bring about peace settlements outlined; upcoming trips to area by Vice President Walter Mondale and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance noted. State Department spokesperson Hodding Carter's hint at United States solution to Palestinian problem in west bank and Gaza mentioned. [CARTER - says no decision has been made about putting forward American proposal, but that this indicates consideration has been given to possibility of such action.] Reasons given for United States reluctance to comment on recent developments in Israel. United States int. in supporting Weizman rather than Begin position noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Statement of Egyptian foreign minister Mohammed Ibrahim Kamel, in Cairo, responding to Israeli action. Criticism of President Anwar Sadat's policies by his former 1973 war military chief of staff and present ambassador to Portugal, Saad el Shazly, outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Simon, Bob

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