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Mideast / Agreement Talks / Egyptian Troops #484519

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 1975
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Egypt after rpting. "remarkable progress" with talks in Israel. Chart shows proposed Mideast territorial boundaries. Both cntrys. agree not to use or threaten force for 3 years
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Jerusalem) 4 early warning stations to be set up in Sinai: 1 to be manned by Americans and Israelis; 1 by Egyptians and Americans and other 2 by Americans Israel sees US presence in Sinai as stabilizing factor. Congress must approve Americans in Sinai area. [KISSINGER - says making remarkable progress on agreement and nervous breakdown; race to see which comes 1st. Working on text of what is agreed and not agreed.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Alexandria, Egypt) Drafting problems discussed. News conference held. [President Anwar SADAT - says nothing new discussed.] Draft text of new agreement reviewed. A lot of technical work remains.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Israel will give up Abu Rudeis oil fields because United States agrees to guarantee Israeli oil supply. Egypt permits Israel to use Suez Canal and rptdly. agrees to stop propaganda war.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Sinai) Egypt troops originally crossed canal in October 1973 war. They want to get current conflict over with. Many would be allowed to go home if agreement succeeds. Army short of modern arms.
REPORTER: David Burrington

Brokaw, Tom;
Burrington, David;
Valeriani, Richard

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