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Mideast Peace Developments / Arab Reaction / Sinai Withdrawal #58693

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1979
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(Studio) Division among Arab leaders with regard to response to Egypt-Israel peace treaty cited; Jordan's withdrawal of ambassador to Egypt reported Israel said to have begun Sinai withdrawal today; films shown. Arab celebration in El Arish with regard to imminent Egyptian rule reported Israeli settlers' attempts to halt military trucks near Yamit noted; films shown. Walkout of PLO, Syria and Libya representatives from Baghdad Arab conference said due to reluctance of other Arabs to incl. United States in economy and pole sanctions proposed against Egypt. Yasir Arafat quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter

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