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Mid. East / Fahmy United Nations Speech / Israel / West Bank Settlements #495557

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 28, 1977
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(Studio) Egyptian foreign minister Ismail Fahmy addresses UN; says Israel pushes Mid. East situation to point leading to worse trouble than ever before. Fahmy criticizes establishment of Jewish settlements on west bank. In that area, Israeli army breaks up two attempts by Israeli activists to establish settlements.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(W. Bank, Israeli Occupied Territory )On Tuesday night, left-wing demonstrators protest settlements in march in front of Prime Min. Begin's home. Inside, Begin meets with ntlist. leaders who are pressing for government approval of Il new settlements on west bank. Israeli government, however, bows to United States pressure to curtail settlements during peace talks, and plans are turned down. For 1st time, Israeli troops are dispatched to prevent illegal settlements on west bank. Near Jericho, many are detained and some leaders arrested. By morning, Begin works out tentative compromise with followers; details noted. REPORTER: Bill Lord

Chancellor, John

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