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US-Israeli Relations / Shamir Visit #107510

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Strains in US-Israeli relations illustrated during Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's visit here and mtgs. with President Reagan examined; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - claims Iran and other regional issues were discussed.] [Prof. Avner YANIV - comments.] Specific issues listed, incl. that of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard; extent of United States annual aid to Israel noted. [Senator James ABOUREZK - criticizes amount of influence Israel has on Congress] [YANIV - responds.] Shamir said announcing agreement with Congress to provide new information in Israel's role in Iran arms scandal.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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