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Middle East / Anti-Terrorism Summit #405486

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 12, 1996
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The anti-terrorism summit to be held in Egypt previewed. [President CLINTON - says he is on his way to an unprecedented summit for peace in the Middle East that will seek to combat the terrorism.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat shown arriving in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The anti-terrorism measures being sought by Israel at the one-day conference examined; scenes shown from the recent bombings in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. [Israeli Prime Minister Shimon PERES - comments on terrorism.] [Strategic affairs analyst Zeev SCHIFF - comments.] Arafat's actions against terrorism noted. [Palestinian Authority Saeb EREKAT - hopes the conference can put the peace process back on track because Israel has turned the clock back to the early days of occupation.] The intertwined political fortunes of Arafat and Peres reiterated.

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Syria said boycotting the Egypt summit.

Kessel, Jerrold;
Meserve, Jeanne

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