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Arafat Interview #533920

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 13, 1984
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(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat said announcing new threats as Israel, Syria and Lebanon continue negotiations on Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Tunisia) Arafat's threat to terrorize north Israel if latter withdraws from south Lebanon examined. [ARAFAT - will continue war against Israel if they withdraw; claims United Nations charter gives Palestinians that right.] Arafat's comments said probably reflecting struggle for his continued control of PLO; his embarrassment at leaving Lebanon last year recalled. Importance of Hosni Mubarak's and King Hussein's renewed diplomacy relations to Arafat's position considered. [ARAFAT - questions where his rights exist; elaborates.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Chung, Connie;
Francis, Fred

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