ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 1978
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(Studio) Difficulty between Egypt and Israel in peace talk discussions of linking separate treaty between 2 overall Mideast settlements outlined. President Carter's press conference indication that he sides with Egyptians noted. Film shown. [CARTER - says he, President Anwar Sadat and prime Min. Menahem Begin have never doubted that one premise for Camp David meeting was comprehensive peace settlement. Says wording of linkage issue is subject for negotiation.] Carter's knowledge of Begin's statement to contrary, made in Montreal synagogue on Wednesday, reported Film shown; Begin's remarks quoted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Studio) Israeli construction work on settlement site on west bank, 3 mi from nearest settlement, noted. Israeli government statements about work given. Film shown. Sadat's incrd. efforts to get something for Palestinians in treaty with Israel detailed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Cairo, Egypt) Sadat's desire for peace treaty that incls. provisions for linkage in order to bolster relations and image with other Arabs reported [SADAT - says they are after permanent peace in area. Won't sign treaty with Israel unless linkage clearly spelled out.] Return to Washington, DC of Egyptian negotiators with determination to get linkage clarified in treaty stated.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays
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