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Mideast Developments / Foreign Ministers Conference #54751

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 17, 1978
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(Studio) Mvt. of upcoming foreign mins. conference between Israeli and Egyptian representatives from London to country castle as security against terrorism noted. Secretary State Cyrus Vance's arrival in England from Bonn reported; film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Leeds Castle, England) Security precautions being taken by British for conference detailed. Killings of several Arabs in London in last several mos. noted. Mvt. of meeting from Churchill Hotel to Leeds Castle, in Kent, reported Preparations compared to those for confs. in World War II.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) Outlook of foreign mins. conference given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Report on Egyptian view of talks. Their acceptance of United States invitation to conference despite Israeli refusal to meet President Sadat's preconditions for further talks noted. Egyptians' position involving UN resolution 242, occupied lands and Palestinians stated.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(London, England) Report on Israeli view of talks. Foreign minister Dayan's statements given.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

Jennings, Peter;
Kays, Doreen;
Laurence, John;
Seamans, Bill

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