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Mideast / Israeli Settlements and Poison Oranges / Cairo Talks #497381

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 01, 1978
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(Studio) United Press International report of indefinite adjournment of Cairo military talks and probability that this means until after President Sadat returns from talks with President Carter, reported Issue of Israeli settlements in occupied lands and one at Shiloh mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Jerusalem, Israel) Details given of settlements at Shiloh and President Carter's statement that it violates promise Israel made that there would be no new settlements on west bank; foreign minister Moshe Dayan's denial of such promise noted. United States ambassador Sam. Lewis' meeting with Prime Min. Begin with regard to American peace efforts in Jordan and Egypt noted. [LEWIS - says Begin explained that Shiloh not permanent settlement.] Begin's speech to evangelist group mentioned.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Reuter's report from Algiers, where hard-line Arabs meet, that Syria has told Palestinian guerrillas they may again set up bases and radio station there noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Report on poisoned Israeli oranges that have showed up in Europe, 1st found when Dutch children became ill. Palestinian group's claim of responsibility stated.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) Group claiming responsibility for poisoning calls self Arab Revolutionary Army Palestinian Command. Israeli reaction to situation described. [WOMAN - says any attempt to puncture oranges while in Israel would have shown up in spoilage by time they reached Europe.] Findings of poisoned oranges in West Germany and Netherlands noted; tests for danger in poisoning outlined.
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham

(Studio) Details with regard to Israeli oranges shipped to United States given.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Brown, Hilary;
Chancellor, John;
Cunningham, Paul

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