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Mideast Peace Developments #262670

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's announcement of Washington, DC Egypt-Israel treaty signing next Monday reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's Knesset address detailed; exchange between Begin and Communist member quoted, shown. Chgs. against Begin with regard to west bank by Toufiq Toubi and his expulsion from session reported, shown. Begin's response to Egyptian Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil with regard to Jerusalem quoted; west bank Palestinian state mentioned. New illegal Israeli settlements in Sinai noted; film shown. Possibility of Jerusalem visit by Anwar Sadat and Cairo visit by Begin considered.

(Cairo, Egypt) Khalil's response to Begin quoted and letters to President Carter, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski noted. Jerusalem issue discussed; Camp David recalled.
REPORTER: Doug. Sefton

(Studio) Khalil quoted with regard to treaty signing. Pentagon sources' report with regard to sales of F-5E jet fighter to Egypt instead of F-16's now supplied to Israel. Mtg. next week in Iraq by Arab ntns. considering economy sanctions against Egypt noted; positions of Saudi Arabia and Jordan's King Hussein cited. UPI report given with regard to possibility of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) support for Egypt-Israel treaty.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Sefton, Doug.;
Simon, Bob

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