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Israel / Violence / Shultz Peace Mission #560936

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Unrest between Palestinians and Israeli forces in occupied territories as part of Palestinian protest against Secretary of State George Shultz's peace mission reported; details given, scenes shown of Palestinian rock-throwing incidents. Demonstration by Israeli pacifists noted. Report introduced.

(Damascus, Syria: John Cochran) Arrival of Secretary of State George Shultz in Jordan to discuss peace plan for Middle East reported; scenes shown; Crown Prince of Jordan reported meeting with Shultz in place of brother King Hussein. [Jordan foreign minister Taher al-MASRI - calls for international conf.] Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported telling Shultz yesterday that international peace conference out of question. Shultz reported travelling to Syria to meet with President Hafez al- Assad; scenes shown. [SHULTZ - says we did not reach any agreement.] Belief of Shultz aides that group of Palestinians will meet with Shultz before he leaves area stated.

Chung, Connie;
Cochran, John

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