NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1973
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(Studio) Mid. E. prisoners of war issue ends in deadlocks Syria refuses to discuss peace with Israel Egypt agrees to return wounded prisoners to Israel, but no more till Israelis pull back to October 22 cease-fire line.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Suez City) Egyptians and Israelis remain armed on cease-fire lines almost within touching distance. United Nations observers precariously stationed in between enemies. Israeli and Egyptian officers meet again to discuss peace settlement. [General Maim BAR-LEV - relates conversation between officers with regard to POWs.] No prisoner exchange so far.
REPORTER: Don North
(Jerusalem, Israel) POWs discussed in parliament, and demonstrations held outside to protest supply of trapped Egyptian 3rd army. Demonstrators angrily react to 3rd army relief and POWs held by Arabs. Inside, parliament criticizes Golda Meir's government Defense Min. Moshe Dayan backs Mrs Meir's government and United States involvement. United States pressure tactics aimed at Egyptian President Sadat.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley