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Israel-Arab Relations / Zionism #582823

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1991
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(Studio: Faith Daniels) Reports introduced.

(UN: John Dancy) United States effort to repeal United Nations resolution equating Zionism with racism featured; Zionism defined. Historic footage of November 1975, United Nations vote on Zionism shown. [At United Nations today, President BUSH - says to equate Zionism with racism is to reject Israel itself.] Hope that US move to repeal the Zionism resolution will quell Israeli anger at the US over loan guarantees mentioned. [Middle East specialist Martin INDYK - says he doesn't think this will resolve tensions.] Meeting of Palestinians to consider attending peace conference mentioned; scenes shown from Algiers, Algeria, of Palestine National Council conference.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Israel's response to Bush's United Nations speech featured. [Today and Friday, Prime Minister Yitzhak SHAMIR - comments.] [Deputy foreign minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - comments.] [Palestinian educator Saeb ERAKAT - says they are the key to stability.] Palestinian threats to sabotage the peace conference, fighting in the occupied territories mentioned.

Dancy, John;
Daniels, Faith;
Fletcher, Martin

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