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Mideast Developments #498542

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1978
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(Studio) Egypt's reaction to continued pumping of oil from Gulf of Suez by Israelis, include request for full United Nations debate, noted.

(Gulf of Suez) Israeli actions dividing Gulf of Suez after 1967 war and subsequent controversy over offshore oil fields there described. Situation developing over Ramadan oil field which could be very rich and appears to be mostly in Israeli occupied territory, examined. [MAN - says oil rig now close to edge of field and he believes that if it's moved, there'd be trouble with Israelis.] Impt. of oil to Egypt and to President Sadat outlined.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Israeli foreign minister Dayan's comments in Washington, DC with regard to President Carter's proposed Mideast arms sale package to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hart, John

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