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PLO Meeting #250906

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1977
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(Studio) At Cairo meeting radical and moderate factions of Palestinian National Council split with regard to role of Palestinians in Mid. East peace talks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) So far there's no change in PLO's position in order to make peace easier. Spokesperson say no change to come in charter calling for destruction of Israel; few delegates have spoken with regard to ties with Jordan's King Hussein; council rejects United Nations resolution, recognized by Israel and US, as basis for Geneva talks. Chairperson Yasir Arafat has to appease both radicals and moderates in organization and 1 way to do it in general debate is stay away from specifics.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:02:00

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