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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #58225

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 27, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli cabinet's rejection of President Carter's invitation for Prime Min. Menahem Begin to attend Egyptian-Israeli summit in Washington, DC noted; Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's plans not to attend summit reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details given about next step in Mideast peace talks, Begin's trip to United States for talks with Carter. [CARTER - has talked to both Begin and Sadat, with invitation to Begin for mtgs. later in week accepted. Will consider asking Egyptian Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil or President Sadat to join further discussions after these mtgs.] President's other remarks about peace talks, particularly recent Camp David foreign mins. meeting and outlook for peace, noted. [CARTER - comments.] Details about decision to invite Begin for mtg. given.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Upcoming report on Israeli point of view mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Jerusalem, Israel) Begin's reasons for not attending Carter's proposed summit noted to exclude fact that Sadat wouldn't be there, [BEGIN - states reasons for cabinet decision. Is prepared to meet with Carter.]
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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