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Mideast Developments #499859

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin's repeated rejection of idea that Israel return El Arish and Mt. Sinai to Egypt and his offer to meet with President Anwar Sadat noted. Interview with Begin shown. [BEGIN - reads from letter he sent to Anwar Sadat. Mention's Sadat's meeting with defense minister Ezer Weizman in Salzburg.] Begin's reported agreement to meet with Sadat in middle of Sinai, presumably at United States monitoring station, stated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's preparations for August foreign mins. meeting, probably at American Sinai listening post, and expectations about meeting outlined.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Pol. conflict in Israel at present described.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Jerusalem, Israel) Report on events in Israel, include foreign minister Moshe Dayan's speech to parliament with regard to territorial compromise on west bank, picketing of Begin's home by members of Peace Now movement, and disagreement in parliament between Begin and Labor party leader Shimon Peres.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Upcoming Segment 3 report outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Briggs, Fred;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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