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(Studio) United Nations Security Council debates Mideast. Israel boycotts meeting due to PLO participation, which United States fights. 3 bombs found 1/2 block from meeting
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Bombs timed to explode just before council met. United States ambassador, Dan. Patrick Moynihan, objects to giving PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) same rights as United Nations mbr. [MOYNIHAN - says PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) not state and doesn't claim to be.] Vote 11-1 for PLO participation, with 3 abstentions. Israel not there. Israeli ambassador, Chain Herzog, speaks to Jewish leaders [HERZOG - says ready to negotiate peace, but won't be dictated to.] United States to say there's room for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in debate if PLO recognizes that goal is Mideast peace for all states.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Hottelet, Richard C.
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