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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #262409

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 1979
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(Studio) Developments with regard to Egyptian-Israeli peace talks reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cairo, Egypt) Mtg. between Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and United States ambassador Hermann Eilts noted. Eilts said to have delivered United States invitation for resumption of talks at foreign mins. level. Sadat reported to have been waiting for President Carter to take action on talks' resumption and to accept invitation. [EILTS - says foreign minister Mustafa Khalil will represent Egypt.] Sadat's departure for Suez Canal area residence to await Israeli response mentioned. Egyptian officials' reports about linkage demands negotiators will make of Israel cited. Egyptian hopes for another Camp David-like summit noted.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli cabinet's expected decision to send foreign minister Moshe Dayan to Camp David for foreign minister conference reported Israeli view that conference could bring sides close enough to call for another summit among Carter, Sadat and Begin stated.

Mudd, Roger;
Simon, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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