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Mideast Peace Process / Peres #540237

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Israeli Prime Min. Shimon Peres, visiting President Reagan here, said using Achille Lauro hijacking as argument against include PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in Mideast peace talks; scenes shown. [PERES - is ready to meet with Jordanians.] Excluding PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted Israel's goal following King Hussein's agreement with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat last year to work together. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - opposes include terrorists in peace talks.] Rel. to issue of President's proposed arms sale to Jordan explain [REAGAN - won't allow terrorism to halt Mideast peace process.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) [ARAFAT - responds to Peres' argument against include PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in peace efforts; questions credibility of reports that Leon Klinghoffer was murdered.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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