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Mideast Developments #500074

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 09, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli cabinet's opposition to Egypt's latest peace proposal and vote to send representative to meeting with Egyptians in London reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Jerusalem, Israel) [Prime Min. BEGIN - announces rejection of Egyptian peace proposal.] Cabinet decision to send foreign minister Dayan to London meeting with Egyptian foreign minister and Secretary of State Vance reported; reason for decision stated.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Cabinet's discussion of Egyptian President Sadat's meeting in Vienna with Israeli opposition leader Shimon Peres noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Vienna, Austria) Details of Sadat-Peres meeting and their discussion of possible compromises in peace negotiations given. Sadat's suggestion, by mtg. with Peres rather than Begin, that Peres would be easier to work with noted. [SADAT - is ready to meet with Begin again when there are new elements and new conceptions.] [PERES - believes neither of them is interested in stopping peace movement] Details given of later private meeting between 2 men.
REPORTER: David Burrington

Brown, Hilary;
Burrington, David;
Savitch, Jessica

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