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United Nations / Palestinian Debate #265827

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1979
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(Studio) United Nations Security Council reported postponing vote on resolution concerning Palestinian rights.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Last minute efforts by United States ambassador Andrew Young to avoid casting veto on resolution outlined; Senegal ambassador Medoune Fall mentioned. [YOUNG - explains why he worked to slow resolution down.] [FALL (thru interpreter) - intros. resolution.] Decision to avoid United States veto reported coming after conversation between PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) United Nations observer Zehdi Terzi and Yasir Arafat. [Voice of TERZI - explains reasons for postponement.] Role of Kuwait ambassador Abdalla Yaccoub Bishara in meeting between Young and Terzi recalled; Bishara quote with regard to postponement of vote as tribute to Young.
REPORTER: Mitchell Krauss

(Studio) Young quoted with regard to Israel and PLO.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Krauss, Mitchell;
Mudd, Roger

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