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Mideast / Agreement Details #38978

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 1975
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger returns to Egypt from Israel. Carries draft of partially completed disengagement pact. Kissinger cites "remarkable progress." Israel to withdraw to eastern foothills of Gidi and Mitla passes. To retain observation post on Egyptian side of Gidi pass. 6 other posts will be set up. Israel to abandon Abu Rudeis oil fields on Gulf of Suez. Egypt will take over United Nations zone land in Sinai and rest of territory vacated by Israel will be demilitarized, or limited force zones. Both sides will renounce use or threat of force for 3 years Egypt will curtail its propaganda attacks against Israel and will let Israeli cargo pass through Suez Canal. American economy and military aid incld.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry

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