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Middle East / US-Israel Relations / Loan Guarantees / Peace Conference #582698

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Cairo: John Dancy) United States compromise negotiations with Israel over loan guarantees for settlement of Soviet Jews featured; scenes shown; details given of Secretary of State James Baker's meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and with Egyptian officials. [SHAMIR - says further discussions are needed.] Essence of compromise outlined on screen. United States fear that Arab countries will walk out of a peace conference if United States grants unconditional Israeli loan guarantees mentioned. [Egyptian President Hosni MUBARAK - says the problem is between the United States and Israel.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Cairo: John Dancy) Discussion held about whether United States is siding with Arabs in peace process.

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John

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