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US-Israel Relations / Palestinians #128752

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 24, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Statement from President Bush's administration that it will support use of a United Nations observer team in the Israeli-occupied territories because of continuing violence against Palestinians examined. [Israeli foreign minister Moshe ARENS - says Israel opposes United Nations observers.] [Bir Zeit University professor Sari NUSSEIBAH - lauds United States change of policy.] Scenes shown of Palestinians defying a curfew in Gaza.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Toughening of United States policy towards Israel explained. [At press conference, BUSH - says he is troubled by loss of life, especially children, in the area.] [State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER - comments on United Nations visit.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean

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