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US-Israel Relations / Jordan #286359

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 12, 1983
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(Studio) Apparent rift in US-Israeli relations said indicated by envoy Philip Habib's message to Prime Min. Menahem Begin on United States pressure on Israel to speed up talks on troop withdrawal from Lebanon; details given. Reagan administration said making Jordanian participation in Mideast peace talks a major foreign policy goal.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) King Hussein's commitment to Arab control of Jerusalem during his recent visit here recalled; details outlined on screen. Hussein said possessing letter from President Reagan committing United States to use its influence to get Israel to return all occupied territories and continuing United States arms supplies if Hussein gets PLO leader Yasir Arafat to join Jordanian-led Palestinian negotiating team. Details outlined on screen. Israel's reaction considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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