• Short Summary

    United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger last night broke off his efforts for a peace settlement between Israel and Egypt because of irreconcilable difference over key issues.

  • Description

    United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger last night broke off his efforts for a peace settlement between Israel and Egypt because of irreconcilable difference over key issues.
    The announcement came as no great surprise, as Dr. Kissinger's two-week shuttle between Israel and Egypt had plunged into deadlock.
    The American side said it was time for a reassessment of the situation, but that Dr. Kissinger -- returning to Washington to report to President Ford -- would continue to keep in touch with Egyptian and Israeli leaders.
    Israel immediately blamed the breakdown of the latest peace mission on Egypt, declaring that Israel had offered the Egyptians two main formulas for settlement -- both involving withdrawal from the Sinai -- in return for a statement of non-belligerency from Cairo. But this had been refused by President Sadat.
    This was how Mr. Dan Patir, a spokesman for the Israeli Premier's office, announced the breakdown last night: Today, Dr. Kissinger appeared visibly moved as he left Israel for home. At the airport, he spoke in a voice choked with emotion. Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin was there with him, and both spoke about their reactions to the breakdown of negotiations:

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA41YD25RT016S2Y6TA46ULASLP
    Media URN:
    VLVA41YD25RT016S2Y6TA46ULASLP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment