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US-USSR Summit / Middle East Peace #136112

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 30, 1991
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(Moscow: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Barrie Dunsmore) Cooperative effort by United States and USSR to co- sponsor a Middle East peace conference featured; scenes shown of Secretary of State James Baker with Soviet foreign minister Aleksandr Bessmertnykh. [BAKER - comments.] Baker noted trying to get Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to commit Israel to a peace conference, while the Soviets are trying to get PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat to aid in keeping the Palestinians as flexible as possible.

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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