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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #51571

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. differences between Israeli prime Min. Menahem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat over linking their peace treaty to future settlement of Palestinian problem noted; Begin reported to be in Toronto, Canada, and Sadat in Cairo. Recent joint award of Nobel Peace prize to these leaders mentioned. Film shown. [SADAT - comments on outlook for stalemate at Washington, DC talks.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Toronto, Canada) [BEGIN - says that calling situation crisis may be exaggeration, but can't say until he gets reports] Arrival of cabinet mins. Moshe Dayan and Ezer Weizman to brief Begin noted. [DAYAN - says Israelis want peace settlement with Egypt and with Palestinians; mentions Camp David framework. Says Israelis don't want to mix 2 issues or tie them together.] Begin' s comments about negotiations given.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Former public optimism about peace talks from White House and State Department noted; new attitude of concern reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Report on White House statements about peace negotiations and potential for failure.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's plans to meet with Begin during Begin's stopover in New York City on Sunday outlined. United States agreement with Egypt on linkage, but not on how specific linkage should be noted. Sadat's latest proposal for linkage to be based on progress of west bank-Gaza Strip negotiations detailed.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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