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Israel-US Relations / Shamir-Shultz Meeting #561177

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir and Secretary of State George Shultz reported disagreeing on portions of Mideast peace plan. Report introduced.

(DC: John Cochran) [SHULTZ - says disagreements still exist between himself and Shamir.] Shultz's peace plan illustration [SHAMIR - refuses international conf.] Shamir's refusal noted due to his belief that other countries would force Israel into concessions they don't want to make. [Speaking to United Jewish Appeal, REAGAN -says United States would protect Israel's interest at international conf.] Jordan's King Hussein I, Syrian President Hafez al-Assad and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat noted also rejecting peace plan. Shamir shown meeting Senate leaders Reagan administration strategy outlined.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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