NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 01, 1985
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(Studio) Israel's qualified apology over alleged espionage of Jonathan Pollard in United States said apparently easing diplomacy tension between United States and Israel.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israel's apology said following lengthy telephone call between Secretary of State George Shultz and Prime Min. Shimon Peres; details of stmt. agreed to by both ntns. outlined on screen. [Cabinet secretary Yossi BEILIN - reads apology.] Israel said agreeing to allow FBI to interview Pollard's suspect supervisor Rafael Eytan; details given. Other terms agreed to by Peres listed on screen. [US ambassador Thomas PICKERING - praises Israeli statement]
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Los Angeles, California) White House reaction to Israel's apology discussed; Shultz quoted on screen. [Courtesy "Meet the Press", assistant attorney general Stephen TROTT - will withhold praise until Israeli cooperation occurs.] Apparent focus of Israeli intelligence gathering efforts in US considered. [Courtesy "This Week", FBI director William WEBSTER - is committed to pursuing Pollard case.]
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd
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