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Middle East / Austria-PLO Relations #560271

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: Mike Boettcher) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat reported meeting with Austrian president Kurt Waldheim. [ARAFAT - comments on Palestinian state.] Arafat's diplomacy offensive noted designed to promote Mideast peace conf; United States and Israel mentioned. [British Jewish leader Eric MOONMAN - alludes to Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's refusal to deal with IRA.] Arafat's enemies within PLO noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Abu Ali Mustafa quoted with regard to Arafat's recognition of Israeli statehood. President-elect George Bush quoted re: terrorism.

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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