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Mideast Peace / Hussein #529672

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 10, 1983
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(Studio) King Hussein reported announcing decision not to enter Mideast peace negotiations; implications for President Reagan's peace proposal noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Amman, Jordan) Hussein's inability to reach agreement with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat on his role in peace negotiations discussed; films shown. Pol. and physical risks for Hussein should he act without PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) authorization noted; criticism of Reagan's plan outlined.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) Reagan's reaction to today's dvts. quoted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(DC) Reaction of President and Secretary of State George Shultz to Hussein's announcement examined. [REAGAN - believes changes in peace proposal are unacceptable to Hussein, King Fahd and to himself; is hopeful over last September peace proposals.] Possible course of negotiations considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Reaction of Israel to Hussein's decision noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Return here of United States envoy Philip Habib and Israel's response to Hussein's announcement mentioned; films shown. Israel's continuing development of Jewish settlements on West Bank and rejection in general of Reagan's peace initiative recalled. [Cabinet spokesperson Dan MERIDOR - claims Israel won't be pressured by United States or anyone else.]
REPORTER: Phil Bremen

Reporter(s):
Bremen, Phil;
Kalb, Marvin;
Miller, Paul;
Wallace, Chris
Duration:
00:05:10

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