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Middle East / Baker Mission #134238

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 21, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Secretary of State James Baker's peace mission to the Middle East noted. Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Reaction of Israel to mounting pressure from United States for compromise featured; details given of Baker's peace conference plan as contrasted to that of Israel. [Israeli health minister Ehud OLMERT - talks about Israel-US relations.] Israeli political strategy explained.

(Jidda, Saudi Arabia: John McWethy) Baker's visits to Egypt and Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown from his meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. [BAKER - comments.] [Egyptian foreign minister Esmat Abdel MEGUID - says Egypt would attend this conference for a just peace.] President Bush's administration said counting on Saudi Arabia to pressure Syrian President Hafez al-Assad to join in the peace process.

McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean;
Sawyer, Forrest

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