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Mideast / Shultz Visit #320515

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Secretary of State George Shultz reported proposing another Mideast peace plan. Shultz quoted with regard to plan. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat reported complaining from Tunisia that United States excluding him from peace process. Report introduced.

(Cairo, Egypt: Wyatt Andrews) Shultz noted presenting plan to Mideast leaders and announcing deadline for answers; details given, scenes shown. [Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak SHAMIR - says talk was friendly and useful.] Shamir's negative response to other plan recalled. Mideast peace plan illus. Shultz shown with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and Syrian president Hafez al-Assad. Shultz noted never meeting with Palestinians. Shultz mentioned urging Jordan's King Hussein I to represent Palestinians and refusing to meet Arafat. Shultz quoted with regard to peace plan.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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