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Middle East / Peace and War / Summit #168920

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 29, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(State Department: David Ensor) Invitation from President Clinton for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat to meet face-to-face to end the violence in the Middle East after Arafat refused to meet with Netanyahu in Israel featured; scenes shown from the fighting last week. [Palestinian Council member Hanan ASHRAWI, NETANYAHU, Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comment on peace and violence and the summit.] The political risk for Clinton in holding a summit meeting this close to the election noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Interview held with Middle East analyst Judith Kipper about the risks of Middle East talks. [KIPPER - analyzes what Netanyahu, Arafat and Clinton need out of these talks.]

Ensor, David;
Simpson, Carole

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