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Mideast Devs. / Dayan Interview #54812

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1978
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(Studio) Public comments on foreign mins. conference by Egyptian foreign minister Mohammmed Kamel and Israeli foreign minister Moshe Dayan quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Details about Leeds conf., possibility of future conference in Sinai to incl. Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman and Egyptian counterpart, and Dayan's views of Leeds conference given. President Anwar Sadat's statements about future confs. reported Interview with Dayan shown. [DAYAN - discusses agreements reached on Palestinian-Arab authority over selves, transitional period and abolition of military government over Palestinian Arabs.] Report that Sadat has suggested to Weizman that Israelis return El Arish to Egypt as sign of good faith noted. [DAYAN - wants agreement, not gestures.] Foreign minister's comments on territorial concessions and on Sadat's call for King Hussein to be involved in west bank negotiations given. [DAYAN - says Sadat doesn't have courage to make seperate peace. Thinks there will be peace; states reasons.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Egyptian view of just-completed conference given and examined. West bank and Israeli security issues mentioned. Info. learned about Sadat's view of Begin's stand and Egyptian mention of Israel's request for them to make decisions for Jordan and Palestinians reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Walters, Barbara

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