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Middle East / Peace / Christopher Visit / Levy / Jerusalem / Arab Summit #408200

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 24, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Secretary of State Warren Christopher's visit to the Middle East to try to keep the peace process from stalling in the wake of the election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reported. Statement from new Israeli foreign minister David Levy modifying his earlier position on conceding land for peace quoted.

(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The new government's plan to cement its claims to all of Jerusalem with the beginning of the construction of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem reported.

(Cairo: Richard Roth) The final message from the two-day Arab summit meeting in Cairo, Egypt, calling for a continuation of the peace process with Israel based on land for peace featured; scenes shown of the Arab leaders. [Egyptian President Hosni MUBARAK - wants the Israeli government to stick to the agreements.] [Jordan's King HUSSEIN - calls it a positive meeting.] The evaluation of the summit by Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, by Lebanon outlined. [Sudanese foreign minister Ali Osman TAHA, Libyan leader Muammar el-KADHAFI - comment.]

Roth, Richard;
Sweeney, Fionnuala;
Woodruff, Judy

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