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Mideast Developments #259079

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1978
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(Studio) Egyptian foreign minister Mohammed Kamel's reaction to State Department comments on President Anwar Sadat's breaking off of Mideast peace talks reported Secretary State Cyrus Vance's upcoming visit to Cairo mentioned. Vance's private briefing to Senate Foreign Relations Committee noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details of meeting given; topics discussed are Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) and Mideast. [VANCE - doesn't expect new developments on upcoming trip, but expects better understanding to communicate to President Carter with regard to outlook.] Senator Richard Stone's comments about questioning of Vance on Saudi Arabia's actions in peace efforts noted; congress approval of war plane sale to Saudis on condition they help peace process recalled. [STONE - states concern about Saudi attitude.] Vance's message to Sadat and Prime Min. Menahem Begin from President Carter noted.
REPORTER: George Herman

Herman, George;
Mudd, Roger

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