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    Meeting room in Knesset, Prime Minister Menahem Begin and Deputy Prime Minster Yigal Yadin and cabinet members Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan an Minster of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Yigal Hurvitz

    CU Begin MS Begin and Yadin CU Defense Minster Ezer Weizman Dayan and Begin Exterior of knesset with press CU Begin with press

    TRANSCRIPT: Press: "Were any initial decisions taken at this morning's Cabinet meeting?" Begin's reply:"No."

    Press: Did the Cabinet have many decisions to be made before Camp David summit?

    Begin: "No, I don't there will be any decisions but we have to take certain decisions before we go and we have to prepare them properly. We have time enough, 3 weeks to do the job.

    Press: In negotiations there is an initial position and a fallback position. Will you be going to Camp David with a position you haven't told public about?

    Begin: We want an agreement and will take any steps to reach it. Press cutaway

    Begin: Suppose Sadat will be accompanied by Foreign Minster. maybe military advisor. We shall have a delegation on the ministerial level and advisors.

    Press: Do you see summit as overall peace agreement or possibly discuss partial agreement between Israel and Egypt?

    Begin: Both idea possible. If peace treaty not possible I've termed a "peaceful relationship" on basis of reciprocity.

    Press: Will you be taken any new approaches with same policy?

    Begin: We have peace plan.

    Press: Has Israel been informed of U.S. proposals for summit?

    Begin: I didn't hear anything from Vance, Quandt, or Carter.


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