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Mideast Peace Developments / Arab Reactions #503457

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1979
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(DC) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat's response to treaty signing quoted. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Beirut, Lebanon) Lebanese Moslem strike in protest of treaty and Beirut Palestinian demonstrations reported; films shown. Yasir Arafat's criticism of treaty noted. [ARAFAT - recalls Begin's Knesset speech; Mustafa Khalil, Jerusalem, Anwar Sadat discussed.] Palestinian commandos' pledge to continue fight cited.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(DC) Pan Am jet's forced landing in Syria due to chgs. of violating their air space reported; Baghdad meeting of Arab foreign mins. to consider economy sanctions against Egypt mentioned. OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) Geneva, Switzerland, meeting re: oil price increases reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Geneva, Switzerland) Opposition to OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) crude oil price increases by Sheik Ahmed Zaki al-Yamani said a minority position. Iranian delegate Cyrus Zadeh quoted with regard to price increase [ZADEH - says Libya, Algeria, Iraq, Iran favor price increase] Amt. of increase said expected tomorrow.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

Brinkley, David;
Jensen, Mike;
Mallory, Steve

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