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Middle East / Hebron Peace Agreement / Peres Interview #410816

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The agreement between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat on the terms for the Hebron peace accord reported; scenes shown of the famous September 13, 1993, handshake between Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres. [In interview, PERES - comments on the resignation from the cabinet of Benny Begin in protest of the Hebron agreement; offers his view of the Hebron pact and the political positions of Netanyahu, on the future of Jerusalem, which needs to remain the undivided capital of Israel while open to all religious believers and on the inevitable course of peace in the Middle East; worries about the fundamentalist movement; says Syrian President Hafez al-Assad has missed the boat so far and must go to peace; thanks the United States for supporting Israeli and peace.]

Shaw, Bernard

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