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Oil Embargo / Middle East Disengagement #30787

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 05, 1974
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(Studio) Allegedly, oil-producing cntrys. to meet in Libya Sunday to announce oil embargo lift against US. Embargo lift depends on troop withdrawal between Syria and Israel. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger briefs President about latest disengagement progress between Syria and Israel. Kissinger narrowly escaped attempt on his life last week in Syria.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Syrian President Assad agrees to discuss military disengagement with Israel. Assurances of disengagement needed to propel moderate Arab cntrys. to go along with embargo lift against US. Details of assassination plot against Kissinger reviewed. Kissinger later meets with Saudi Arabia's King Faisal.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry

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