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Troop Disengagement / Middle East #28201

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1974
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger brings Egypt and Israel together in agreement on troop disengagement along Suez.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) [NIXON - announces disengagement agreement.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) After announcement, President congratulates Egyptian President Sadat and Israeli Prime Min. Golda Meir personally by phone.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Studio) Exact disengagement plans unknown, but estimates of Egyptian and Israeli pullbacks outlined.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Jerusalem, Israel) Israel's leading opposition party condemns deal as sell out. [Opposition party leader Menahem BEGIN - gives reasons for condemnation of plan.] Tomorrow, Egyptian and Israeli officials to sign agreement at kilometer 101. Israel's deputy P. Min. Yigal Allon hopes similar agreement can be worked out with Syria.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Kissinger to travel to Syria in hopes of finding satisfactory troop disengagement plan for Israel and Syria.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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