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Mideast Summit #55678

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 14, 1978
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(Studio) White House report that no framework for peace in Mideast has yet been achieved by Camp David summit noted; continuing negotiations and lack of stalemate reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Thurmont, MD) Press Secretary Jody Powell's statements, made to dispel "unwarranted optimism" of some reports about progress at summit, quoted. White House photos shown. Mtgs. between President Carter and Prime Min Menahem Begin, Israeli mins. Moshe Dayan and Ezer Weizman with Carter, Dayan and President Anwar Sadat, and Carter and Sadat noted. Possibility that talks will continue next week reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(No location given) Sadat's telephone call to Jordan's King Hussein on Monday mentioned. Phone interview with Hussein noted; details given. King's comments on Sadat's limited remarks about summit and on possibility of 2 leaders meeting in Morocco reported Hussein's statement that he'll probably return to Jordan after visit to Spain given. Sadat's pre-summit remarks to King about expectations with regard to implementation of United Nations resolution 242 stated. Hussein's other comments, include response to question about reports that Egypt will accept Israeli presence on west bank, cited.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Report from Tel Aviv correspondent Bill Seamans that reason for Sadat-Dayan meeting was to keep negotiations going and keep Sadat and Begin apart stated. Seamans' source quoted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara

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