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Mideast / Begin / Reagan Administration #63072

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 16, 1980
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin quoted with regard to Persian Gulf war being situation that USSR might exploit.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(NYC) Begin said calling for United States troops to be stationed in Mideast, and to have cast doubt on Carter's rapid deployment force. [Courtesy "Meet The Press" Menahem BEGIN - advises Ronald Reagan that United States should rely on its real allies and keep forces in Mideast.] Begin said ready to sign mutual defense treaty with US. President Carter's unwillingness to put troops in Israel noted.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(No location given) United States use of Egyptian facilities, offered by President Anwar Sadat, stated. Tapes shown. [Egyptian Ambassador to United Nations Ahmed Abdel MEGUID - supports presence of United States troops in Egypt.]
REPORTER: Richard Anderson

Anderson, Richard;
Donaldson, Sam;
Seamans, Bill

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