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Mid. East / Israeli Strategy Reports / West Bank Mayor #46296

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 26, 1977
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(Studio) "Washington "("DC) Post" report with regard to Israeli strategy in any new Mid. East war, especially toward Egyptian and Syrian armies, given. New Israeli action with regard to settlements on west hank noted. Arab major and support of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in w. bank cited.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Halhul, West Bank) Background of Halhul Mayor Mohammad Mulhim, include support of PLO, set forth. [MULHIM - cites expectations for future of PLO.] Major crop in town of Moslems is grapes, but mayor's concerns are municipal problems; these noted. Mulhim's rejection of Israeli Prime Min. Begin's offer of equal services and reasons for it given. Mulhim's views of government by Israelis and his and other Palestinians' thoughts with regard to PLO as representative in peace talks cited.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill

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