After the peace treaty signing in Washington, the three national leaders involved have been looking ahead to the next developments.
After the peace treaty signing in Washington, the three national leaders involved have been looking ahead to the next developments. President Carter told a State dinner at the White House on Monday (26 March) he wanted the treaty to be the cornerstone for a comprehensive treaty for the region. President Anwar Sadat of Egypt said he looked forward to forthcoming negotiations to establish self-government on the West Bank of the Jordan and Gaza. The following day (27 March). Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin told Congressmen there should be no doubt that Israel wanted a humane way to solve the problem for Palestinian Arabs.
SYNOPSIS: After the signing the mood at the State dinner was buoyant.
The leaders appeared contented with their efforts. And Mr. Carter spoke:
On Tuesday (27 March), Mr. Sadat and Mr. Begin made separate appearances before members of the Senate and House of Representatives. Both sought support in coming talks on the Palestinian problem.
Here's Mr. Begin: