ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1978
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(Studio) Egypt's relations with Israel noted as overshadowing threat Egypt has from south with USSR influence in Ethiopia. Beliefs that Sadat got private assurances of arms sales, before departure from US, cited. Comment re: potential USSR threat to Egypt by gaining influence in Ethiopia, then Sudan and thus having direct contact with Libya. Map shown. Probable reason for President Carter's not announcing arms sales cited as Panama Canal treaty; details given.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
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