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Middle East / Israel-Jordan Peace #596485

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1994
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(Jerusalem: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: Tom Aspell) The view of the Israel-Jordan peace from Jordan examined; scenes shown from a demonstration in Amman, Jordan, condemning the treaty shown. [Opposition member of parliament Dr. Ahmed AKALEIH - comments.] The security preparations to the signing ceremonies tomorrow that will be attended by President Clinton.

(Jerusalem: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Security measures in Israel for Clinton's visit and the Israeli view of the treaty featured; scenes shown from Jerusalem. [Israeli foreign minister Shimon PERES - comments on the treaty.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat's opposition to Israel's granting of control of Moslem Jerusalem to Jordan's King Hussein noted.

(Jerusalem: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Andrea Mitchell) Clinton's foreign policy mission in the Middle East, including a key visit with Syrian President Hafez al- Assad, reviewed; map shown of his route. [CLINTON - talks about war and peace in the region.] The view held by Israel and the United States that Arafat must now choose sides between Israel and the radical Palestinians noted. [Carnegie Endowment Richard HAASS - comments.]

(Jerusalem: Tom Brokaw; Tel Aviv: Tom Aspell; Cairo: Andrea Mitchell) The peace treaty discussed. [Note: audio problems acknowledged.]

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Mitchell, Andrea

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