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Mideast / Sadat's Washington, DC Visit #52853

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1978
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(Studio) Reports of President Sadat's mtgs. with other Americans, after talks with President Carter and other government officials at Camp David last wkend. Talks with American Jewish leaders noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Sadat's mtgs. with American Jewish leaders and address to National Press Club detailed. Remarks to Press Club on own trip to Jerusalem and Israeli stands on settlements and on Palestinians. [SADAT - says Israeli position is hardening instead of softening. States concept of United States role in peace efforts.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(DC) United States decision to supply Egypt, Israel and Saudi Arabia with arms reported President Carter's view that peace talks now on again noted. Possible number of F-5 fighters to be sent to Egypt cited. Film shown. F-111 mentioned, along with Sadat's preference for F-15, which has been sold to Israel and unlikelihood of Congress approving sale of these to Egypt. Possible sale of F-15's to Saudi Arabia noted. Saudis' aid to Egypt and oil supply to US mentioned.
REPORTER: John Scali

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John

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