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Mideast / Hussein / Nasser / Israel / Fighting #4666

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 11, 1969
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(Studio) Jordan's King Hussein proposes 6-part peace plan and says Egypt President Nasser approves it. 1-part pledges Israel freedom of passage in Suez Canal and Gulf of Aqaba.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Nasser's personal representative Mahmoud Fawzi gives President Nixon Nasser's stamp of approval for plan. Plan similar to 1 carried to Nasser in December by Ex.-Governor William Scranton, President-Elect Representative 2 problems to early settlement are threat of Arab revolt and making Jerusalem international city under UN control.

(Studio) Israeli officials call plan " smoke screen." Fighting recommences between Israel and Egypt at Suez Canal.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Gill, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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