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Middle East / US-PLO Relations / Israel / Violence / Palestinians #113407

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 16, 1988
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(Tunis, Tunisia: Barrie Dunsmore) Mtgs. In Tunisia between United States ambassador to Tunisia Robert Pelletreau and representatives of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reported; details given, scenes shown. [PELLETREAU - hopes dialogue with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) will lead to comprehensive peace in Middle East.] [PLO information minister Yasser Abd RABBUH - hopes for international conference for peace.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and President-elect George Bush mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Israeli soldiers reported killing 4 Palestinians near Nablus, West Bank. Report introduced.

(West Bank: Dean Reynolds) Incident in and around Nablus featured; scenes shown. [At Ramallah hospital, Dr. Issa SALTI - discusses casualties.] [Second DR. - says patient is brain-dead.] Suggestions about Palestinian situation from Israeli leaders outlined on screen; Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir quoted. [Palestinian journalists association Radwan ABU AYASH - comments on Israeli response.]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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