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Middle East / Peace Process / Albright Visit / Sharaa Interview #431530

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 16, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's planned visit to the Middle East previewed.

(Hebron, on the West Bank: Walter Rodgers) The latest snags over the Wye land for peace accord featured; scenes shown from the site of a premature explosion on Hebron, West Bank; details given of Israeli concerns about a new Islamic terrorist cell. [Israeli cabinet minister Chaim RAMON - worries about terrorist acts.] President Clinton's calls for the Israeli prime minister to implement the Wye accords noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Statement from Syrian foreign minister Farouk al- Sharaa about the regional peace process noted. [SHARAA - says the Americans have not done much in the last two years; indicates there is a window of opportunity for peace.]

Rodgers, Walter;
Woodruff, Judy

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