ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 18, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Events in Middle East previewed.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Incidents of Palestinian uprisings on W. Bank and in Jerusalem featured; scenes shown. [On "This Wk"., Israeli representative Benjamin NETANYAHU - accuses Palestinians of lying about renouncing terrorism.] [PLO spokesperson Bassam ABU SHARIF - says Palestinians will continue to throw rocks in Israeli-occupied territories.] Issue of Israeli-Palestinian dialog noted. [Israeli foreign minister Shimon PERES - says he will meet with Palestinians who seek peace.] [Knesset member Lova ELIAV - says Israel should start negotiating with PLO.] Options open to Israel discussed. [Econs. minister Gad YAACOBI - discusses issue of Israeli rule over Palestinians.] Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat mentioned.
(No location given: Hilary Bowker) Mtg. of Arafat and Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in Cairo, Egypt, reported; scenes shown. [ARAFAT - discusses peace.] Issue of United States interpretation of Arafat's renunciation of terrorism detailed; statement of Arafat's second-in-command in Fatah wing of PLO, Salah Khalaf, that PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) attacks against Israeli military targets will continue reported
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Prediction by State Department official Richard Murphy that United States will be able to tell if Arafat keeps his word about terrorism reported [On "This Wk.", MURPHY - comments about terrorism.] Murphy's reply to question about refusal of Secretary of State George Shultz to allow Arafat to speak at United Nations in United States and later opening of United States-PLO dialogue quoted.
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