NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 07, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Tom Aspell) Dealings between United States and Israel on the issue of US aid to help settle immigrant Jews from the USSR featured; details given of Israeli reaction to request from President Bush and Secretary of State James Baker that Israel delay its aid request until after the Middle East peace conference. [Minister of health Ehud OLMERT, Knesset member Dedi ZUCKER - offer analyses of the situation.] Huge cost of the influx of Soviet Jews detailed. [Minister of housing Ariel SHARON - says the aid is needed to feed and house hundred of thousands of Jews.] Likelihood of a compromise and the issue of Palestinian participation in a peace conference detailed.