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Middle East / Jerusalem Issue #272279

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 17, 1980
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(Studio) Dutch cabinet said meeting this week and expected to move its embassy out of Jerusalem. Pressure from Iraq and Saudi Arabia with regard to Israeli annexation of all of Jerusalem cited.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Jerusalem, Israel) Problems created by Jerusalem for diplomats considered. Effect of Jerusalem on Israel-Egypt peace talks noted. President Carter, Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin, and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat named. [Former deputy mayor Meyron BENVENISTI - says Jerusalem has been conquered and re conquered 40 times but now 2 indigenous populations fight for city.] United States and most other embassies noted in Tel Aviv, refusing to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital. Venezuela and Uruguay said already decided to move their embassies from Jerusalem. Prime Min. Begin said moving his office to Arabic East Jerusalem.

Dean, Morton;
Simon, Bob

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