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Mideast Developments #55023

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 1978
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(Studio) Publication of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's peace plan noted. Israeli reaction described.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Cairo, Egypt) Details given of Egyptian peace plan concerning west bank and Gaza strip, now occupied by Israelis, and about future of Palestinians. Films shown. Proposals for Jewish settlements in west bank and for Jerusalem listed. United Nations participation in execution of plan detailed. Is noted that plan doesn't refer to PLO. Upcoming London talks mentioned.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(Jerusalem, Israel) United States ambassador to Israel Sam. Lewis' visit with foreign minister Moshe Dayan, to deliver Egyptian plan to Israelis, reported Later meeting between Dayan and United States officials Lewis and David Aaron, who is assistant to national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski and accompanied Vice President Mondale to Egypt, noted. [AARON - had general discussion; isn't in position to take questions.] Israeli source's comments on government reaction to Egyptian plan reported [Prime Min. BEGIN - says no decision has been made about Egyptian plan or about London meeting]
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Correspondent Barrie Dunsmore's report on State Department reaction to Egyptian plan stated. Violent demonstrations by Lebanese-Americans at Syrian embassy in Washington, DC reported Film shown. Protests with regard to continued fighting in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Kays, Doreen;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill

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