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Mideast / Al Fatah / Nixon / US-USSR #7135

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1969
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(Studio) Arab commando org,, Al Fatah, says heavy attack underway against Israel in Jordan Valley. President Nixon speaks to United Nations of need for Mideast peace.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) [President NIXON - says seek settlement based on right of ntns. to live in secure and recognized bounds. Peace can't be achieved unless ptys. agree to live in peace. Arms limitations to area might help stabilize situation. We've indicated to USSR our willingness to begin such talks.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) USSR group, led by Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin and United States group, led by Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Sisco meets in NYC.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) Both sides surprised at reports of President Nasser's illness. Inconclusive as to whether USSR will help United States in Mideast peace. [DOBRYNIN - says we're just going into matter deeply.]
REPORTER: John Scali

Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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