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Mideast / London Meeting #499795

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 02, 1978
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(Studio) United States proposal of foreign minister meeting in London to get Mideast peace talks going reported Walter Mondale, after Begin talk, announces meeting for mid-July. Neither Egypt nor Israel said yet committed.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Jerusalem, Israel) Protests against Mondale filmed, reported Mondale meeting with Begin and cabinet noted. [MONDALE - hopes meeting will take place.] [BEGIN - wants to study Egypt's proposal.] Begin said seemingly not overjoyed with regard to visit. [BEGIN - speaks of resumption of peace negotiations.] [MONDALE - notes need to compromise.] Mondale visit to Anwar Sadat tomorrow noted. Warmer reception said expected there.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Alexandria, Egypt) Significance of Mondale-Sadat meeting assessed. Mohammed Ibrahim Kamel quoted with regard to any further Egyptian compromise. Hermann Eilts noted. October deadline for peace initiative from Egypt and possible shelving of it unless Israel will compromise considered. United States pressure on Israel said factor. Carter role thought to be emphasized by Sadat.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Mondale statement with regard to Israel's withdrawal from west bank and Gaza Strip reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Burrington, David;
Kiker, Douglas;
Savitch, Jessica

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