ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 08, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.
(Amman, Jordan: Bob Zelnick) Collapse of Jordan talks between PLO chairperson Yasir Arafat and King Hussein over Mideast peace process examined; scenes shown. Issues remaining obstacles to peace outlined on screen, discussed. [ARAFAT - wants United States involved; explains.] United States position on West Bank and Gaza Strip outlined. Hussein thought now approaching Syrian President Hafez al-Assad to pressure Arafat. [Palestinian journalist Rami KHOURI - cites need for involvement of Palestinian leadership in peace settlement.] Implications of Hussein-Arafat failure for United States Mideast policy considered.
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