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Mideast Peace Developments #503268

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1979
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(Jerusalem, Israel) Israeli cabinet approval of treaty proposals agreed to by Menahem Begin and Anwar Sadat reported President Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Jerusalem, Israel) Report with regard to Israeli cabinet decision; film shown. Sinai oil mentioned. [Prime Min. Menahem BEGIN - announces cabinet decision.] Necessary treaty approval process outlined. Compromises noted to include Sinai withdrawal and oil.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Cairo, Egypt) Sadat's future actions with regard to treaty and other Arab ntns., esp. Jordan and Saudi Arabia, considered; film shown. Arab League's removal of headquarters from Cairo and economy sanction against Egypt said likely in event of Egypt-Israel treaty; Palestinian issue cited [For. minister Butros GHALI - comments with regard to Egypt's commitment to treaty; west bank, Gaza Strip mentioned.] Egypt vice president trip to Saudi Arabia today and Saudi reaction to United States involvement noted.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Report with regard to Radio Damascus' criticism of Sadat and President Carter. Israeli-Palestinian prisoner exchange in Geneva, Switzerland, organization by International Red Cross detailed; film shown.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brown, Hilary;
Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John

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