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Algiers / PLO Conference #108688

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike Lee) Importance of Palestine National Congress conference in Algeria for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat and implications for international terrorism examined; details given, scenes shown. In move to regain Syrian support, Arafat said renouncing his earlier agreement with Jordan's King Hussein regarding peace talks with Israel; absence from conference of terrorist Abu Nidal noted. [PLO spokesperson Abu JIHAD - rejects terrorism while supporting war; remarks transcribed on screen.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) terrorist attacks on Israel recently reviewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike

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