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Middle East / Shultz Mission #561387

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 26, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Next round of Secretary of State George Shultz's shuttle diplomacy in Middle East announced.

(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) Stmt. by State Department on status of Middle East peace plan reported [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - says no one has said no.] Shultz's peace plan reviewed; scenes shown of Palestinian unrest in Israeli- occupied territories. Shultz's meeting with two Palestinian-Americans tied to PLO despite Congressban on US-PLO mtgs. reported; Edward Said and Ibrahim Abu-Lughod noted members of Palestinian National Council, the political arm of PLO. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat mentioned. [LUGHOD - discusses meeting] Israel's protest of meeting noted. [Representative Charles SCHUMER -opposes meeting] Shultz's next trip to Middle East previewed.

Chung, Connie;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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