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    Israel signed the interim peace agreement with Egypt in Jerusalem on Friday (10 October) opening the way for troop withdrawals from strategic passes and oilfields in occupied Sinai.

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    Israel signed the interim peace agreement with Egypt in Jerusalem on Friday (10 October) opening the way for troop withdrawals from strategic passes and oilfields in occupied Sinai.

    The agreement was signed hours after the agreement by the United States Congress to send civilian American technicians to man early-warning stations in the Sinai Desert.

    Israel had already initialled the agreement in Geneva last month.

    The agreement was signed at a brief ceremony at United Nations headquarters in Jerusalem by Mr. Avraham Kidron, Director General of the Foreign Ministry, and Major-General Herl Shafir, of the armed forces general staff.

    The signing was followed later in the day by the handing over of oil installations at Ras Sudar, on the Suez Gulf, to American Mobil oil technicians
    The Egyptians will take over The Ras Sudar field on 15 November and the Abu Rudeis oilwells further south at the end of November.

    Israeli troops withdrawals from the key mountain passes in Sinai --- site of the early-warning stations ---- will be completed by 24 February next year.

    SYNOPSIS: Under United Nations supervision, Israel has signed the interim peace agreement with Egypt in Jerusalem.

    The signing on Friday opens the way for troop withdrawals, from strategic passes and oilfields in occupied Sinai. It was signed at a brief ceremony at Un headquarters only hours after the agreement by the US Congress to send civilian American technicians to man early-warning stations in the Sinai Desert was announced. Israel had already initialled the agreement in Geneva last month.

    Later in the day there was another signing.... this time at the Ras Sudar oilfield on the Suez Gulf. Oil installations were officially handed over to American Mobil Oil technicians. The Egyptians will take over this field and another field further ???, the Anu Rudeis Oilwells, next month. Israel will fulfil the agreement by withdrawing troops from the key mountain passes in the Sinai --- site of the early-warning stations. This will be completed by February next year. The signing ended seven oil wells at Ras Sudar.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5XENC70RFOR89JMR4Z3J2XS6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XENC70RFOR89JMR4Z3J2XS6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
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