CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1980
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(Studio) King Hussein of Jordan recalled cancelling trip to Washington, DC 2 mos. ago upon learning that leaders of Israel and Egypt would also be there; his opposition to Camp David agreement noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Hussein's arrival and his position on Camp David accords reported; films shown. His demand for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) participation in Israel-Egypt negotiations said placing strain on US-Jordan rel.; details given, USSR mentioned. Camp David process noted currently stalled on question of autonomy for west bank Arabs. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - calls for resumption of autonomy discussions.] United States hopes for renewed relations with Jordan cited as impetus of mtgs.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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