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Middle East / US-PLO Relations / Israel #560249

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 16, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tunis, Tunisia: Rick Davis) Mtg. between ambassador to Tunisia Robert Pelletreau and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) officials reported; details given, scenes shown. [PLO delegate Yasser Abd RABBO - comments on terrorism issue and Israeli crackdown in occupied territories.] Fighting reported continuing in West Bank. [PELLETREAU - comments on dialogue with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) officials.] [RABBO - urges United States to pressure Israel into changing policy with regard to Palestinians.] United States response noted awaiting administration of President-elect George Bush.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) State Department reported alerting United States embassies throughout world to increase security; details given of radical PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) mbrs.' displeasure with Yasir Arafat's more moderate views.

Brokaw, Tom;
Davis, Rick

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