• Short Summary

    MEMBERS OF THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS CTTEE SAID THEY WERE ENCOURAGED BY PROSPECTS OF THE CAMP DAVID SUMMIT FOLLOWING TESTIMONY FROM SECRETARY VANCE ON THE MIDEAST SITUATION VANCE HIM-SELF TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HE HAD NO WAY OF KNOWING WHAT WOULD COME OUT OF THE SWEPT MEETING AND WARNED AGAINST SPECULATION.

  • Description


    COMMENTS V BY VANCE, CHURCH, PERCY, AND SEN RICHARD STONE (CHAIRMAN OF SUBCTTE ON MIDEAST AFFAIRS).




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    ED NOTE: GUESS ABOUT FIVE OR SIX MINUTES OF MATERIAL WITH ABOUT 1MIN 30 FROM VANCE NB: THERE IS ALSO A TWO INCH EDIT VERSION ON TW-700.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MEMBERS OF THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS CTTEE SAID THEY WERE ENCOURAGED BY PROSPECTS OF THE CAMP DAVID SUMMIT FOLLOWING TESTIMONY FROM SECRETARY VANCE ON THE MIDEAST SITUATION VANCE HIM-SELF TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HE HAD NO WAY OF KNOWING WHAT WOULD COME OUT OF THE SWEPT MEETING AND WARNED AGAINST SPECULATION. HOWEVER THE ENTHUSIASM BY SADAT AND BEGIN TO H JOIN CARTER FOR TALKS WAS AN ENCOURAGING SIGN. SEN FRANK CHURCH A SAID THAT HE SAW GOOD REASONS WHY SUCH A MEETING WOULD WORK...THAT THE TWO SIDES WERE NOT SO FAR APART AS SOME MIGHT THINK...SEN CHARLES PERCY SAID EXPRESSED HOPE THAT KING HUSSEIN MIGHT SUPPORT THE TALKS ...AND PERHAPS BECOME PART OF THEM AT SOME POINT IT WAS I IMPORTANT THAT SADAT HAVE SUPPORT AND THAT HE NOT BE ALONE. CHURCH SAID THE COMMITTEE WAS UNANIMOUS IN SUPPORT IN OF CARTER'S INITIATIVE. VANCE, COMMENTING ON THE NEW WEST BANK SETTLEMENTS NOTED THAT THESE HAD BEEN POSTPONED AND RESTATED THE US POSITION ...SIMPLY THAT THERE SHOULD BE NO MORE SETTLEMENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACFS2DJ0R18D9NT3VZ55G38FXD
    Media URN:
    VLVACFS2DJ0R18D9NT3VZ55G38FXD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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