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Bush / Mideast Trip #311127

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1986
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem, Israel: Don McNeill) Vice President George Bush, arriving in Israel on first leg of Mideast tour, noted praising recent Moroccan summit; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - praises meeting] Opposite conclusions of King Hassan and Prime Min. Shimon Peres on summit quoted; photograph shown. [Cabinet minister Ezer WEIZMAN - believes breakthrough lies with Palestinian leaders and Jordan.] Issue of West Bank support for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat in Mideast peace considered. [Knesset member Eliyahu Ben-ELISSAR - dismisses Morocco summit as political ploy by Peres; explains.] Implications for Mideast peace process of upcoming change in Israeli government discussed; Bush's effort to arrange Israeli mtgs. with President Hosni Mubarak and King Hussein explained. Syria mentioned excluded from Vice President's agenda.

McNeill, Don;
Sawyer, Forrest

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