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CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1998
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(Studio: Martin Savidge) The arrival in London of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the peace talks, which the United States hopes will break the year-long deadlock, shown. The call from Pope John Paul II for a dialogue between the two sides in the Middle East conflict mentioned.

(London: Walter Rodgers) The doubts that there will be a breakthrough in the talks examined. [Palestinian cabinet minister Saeb ERAKAT, NETANYAHU, senior Netanyahu adviser David BAR-ILAN - state positions.] The role of West Bank land at the heart of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat demand for a Palestinian state outlined. The new element of British Prime Minister Tony Blair in the talks explained. [Jerusalem Report Les SUSSER - comments.]

(Studio: Martin Savidge) Concession by Vice President Al Gore that there is a long way to go for peace noted; scenes shown of Gore meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Tonight's special on "Israel at 50" mentioned.

Rodgers, Walter;
Savidge, Martin

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