Golda Meir said it was hopeless to think that Begin might change. He would stick?
General view of the meeting at Beit Arlosoroff, the meeting hall of the Labour Party in Tel Aviv
Shot of Peres making the following statement: The Labour Party does not recognize the government's right to forbid meeting (with anyone, like Sadat). Begin apologized for revealing that Peres was to meet with Hussein. Sadat acknowledged that territorial concessions would have to be made. It was agreed that Jerusalem would be maintained as a united city. The Ben Gurion faction put forth a motion that the Labour Party should not take up the invitation to come to Cairo.
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Background: Golda Meir said it was hopeless to think that Begin might change. He would stick to his position no matter what it cost the country.
English voice by Abba eban saying that the Labour Party thinks that attached document (Draftstatement by Willy Brandt and Bruno Kreisky drawn up in Vienna) is a very constructive attempt to reach a compromise, that the statement is not identical to the Labour Party's platform but the fact that it was accepted by Sadat could be the basis to allow the negotiations to go forth.
The Labour Party was meeting to discuss the aforementioned Socialist Statement composed by Kreisky and Brandt.