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Israel / Palestinian Deportees / Rabin Compromise #145901

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 01, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Decision by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to back down on the Palestinian deportees featured; details given of the exchanges in Rabin's cabinet that led to the reversal. [RABIN - hopes that now the Palestinians would agree to return to the peace negotiations.] Rejection of the Israeli deal by the deportees noted. [Palestinian spokeswoman Hanan ASHRAWI - opposes the compromise offer.] Relaying of information about the Israel position between the Rabin government and President Clinton's representatives to prevent a confrontation in the United Nations detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(UN: John McWethy) Reaction of the United States to Israel's compromise offer on the deportees examined; scenes shown from the UN. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comments on the deal and the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations.] The other issues that Christopher and United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali discussed noted. [CHRISTOPHER - comments on American troops in Somalia.] The issue of Bosnia-Herzegovina mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean

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