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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Continuation of turmoil at Palestinian refugee camps in Israeli-occupied territories reported; details given, scenes shown. Israel's opposition to visit to area by those like Senator John Chafee reported United Nations Sec. Council vote deploring Israel's policy of deportation recalled. Refusal by Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir to meet with United Nations envoy Marrack Goulding reported For. minister Shimon Peres reported to meet with Goulding only briefly. [Palestinian activist Hanna SENIORA - calls for boycott of Israeli cigarettes.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Impact of United States vote against Israel in United Nations on United States- Israel relations reported; details given. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - proclaims United States friendship for Israel.] Response of Israeli ambassador to State Department with regard to United States vote in United Nations noted. [Ambassador Moshe ARAD - expresses disappointment with United States.] [Association of Arab American Univ. Graduates spokesperson Khalil JAHSHAN - calls for pressure on Israel.] Issue of Palestinian unrest mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean

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