CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
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(Studio) OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil price freeze rptd, is noted that expected freeze was agreed upon only after much argument.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Geneva, Switzerland) Details of meeting and dispute over price hike between Saudi Arabia and radical Arab states given. [OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) Secretary General Ali JAIDAH - reports freeze on prices.] [Saudi Arabia oil minister Sheik Ahmed YAMANI - notes OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) usual practice of incring. prices on January 1. States disagreement with practice and how it might be changed for better.] Some observer's view that Saudi stand on freeze was return for United States sale of F-15 fighters.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
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