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Middle East / Israel-Jordan Peace #353886

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1994
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(Jerusalem: Connie Chung) The peace agreement between Israel and Jordan and security measures taken by Israel in preparation for President Clinton's visit featured; scenes shown from the knesset, which ratified a treaty to be signed by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Jordan's King Hussein. [RABIN - calls it an historic moment.] Last week's Tel Aviv bus bombing by Hamas recalled; scenes shown. [PLO leader Yasir ARAFAT - says Israel is putting up obstacles to the peace process.] Arafat's position on Jerusalem as the holy site for Palestinians reiterated.

(Jerusalem: Bob Simon) The hopes for peace and the memories of war in Israel on the eve of the peace treaty with Jordan featured; scenes shown of Jordanian and Israeli bands practicing for tomorrow's ceremonies. [In cemetery on the Mt. of Olives, Ron BEN-YISAHI - explains his visits to the grave of his father, killed during the war for independence.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:05:10

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