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Mideast Developments #55819

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 25, 1978
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(Studio) Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's briefing to President Carter and cabinet re: discussions of Camp David agreements in Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Syria detailed.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Israeli parliament's debate on Sinai settlements issue reported Prime Min. Menahem Begin's promise to take question before Knesset and Egypt's contention that settlements must be removed before peace can be reached stated.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Jerusalem, Israel) Prime Min. Begin's attempt to report to Knesset about Camp David and heckling he received from former supporter in Likud party and subordinate in underground Jewish resistance movement, Geula Cohen, detailed. Begin's call for parliamentary approval of agreements to achieve peace with Egypt outlined. Prime minister's support in parliament noted; opposition reported to become more vocal and violent. Actions in Sinai settlements and in Yamit settlement, near Gaza, described. Clash between security forces and protesters at Begin's home in Jerusalem mentioned. Outlook for Knesset approval of agreements stated.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) Other details about Sinai settlements and settlers given; film shown. Upcoming meeting in Jordan between Syrian President Assad and King Hussein to discuss Camp David agreements noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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