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Mideast Peace Developments #58432

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1979
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(Studio) Approval of compromise proposals by Israeli cabinet reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Details given with regard to Israeli cabinet approval of proposals; film shown. Anwar Sadat said to have already accepted terms with regard to Sinai oil, ambs. [Menahem BEGIN - announces call to President Carter with regard to cabinet approval.] Anticipated problems in Arab cntrys. with regard to treaty cited; west bank Palestinian's "day of mourning" when treaty signed noted. Call for economy sanctions against Egypt by Iraq and Syria rptd; Yasir Arafat and Jordanian newspaper quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) President Anwar Sadat's reaction to Israeli cabinet approval stated. Egyptian Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil quoted. [KHALIL - anticipates treaty signing and ensuing problems. Palestinian issue mentioned.] Camp David accords recalled.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Details given of Israeli - Palestinian prisoner exchange in Geneva, Switzerland. Film shown. Exchange said coordinated by International Red Cross.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) President Carter quoted with regard to Israeli cabinet decision; President's briefing of Congress noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Carter's briefing of Congress foreign relationship and financial cmtes. with regard to treaty detailed; film shown. Senator Robert Byrd quoted. [CARTER - comments.] Pol. effects of treaty for Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: David Garcia

(Studio) Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman and Egyptian defense minister Kamal Hassan Ali reported due in Washington, DC for talks with regard to their cntrys. military annex to Mideast peace treaty.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Garcia, David;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara

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