CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat shown being greeted in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. [ARAFAT - comments on peace in Middle E.] International impact of Reagan administration's decision to open diplomacy dialogue with PLO examined. Arafat's meeting with Austrian president Kurt Waldheim mentioned. PLO official noted planning meeting between Arafat and French president Francois Mitterrand. British foreign office official, William Waldgrave, shown meeting with Arafat and Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak; details given of upcoming meeting between Arafat and Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) radicals noted displeased with Arafat's moderate views.
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