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Middle East / Peace and War / Summit #614787

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 29, 1996
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(Studio: Chris Hansen) Report introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) The summons from President Clinton for a Middle East summit to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat, Jordan's King Hussein and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to end the violence in the Middle East featured. [CLINTON - says we have to return to the path of peace.] [NETANYAHU, Palestinian Authority official Nabil SHA'ATH, Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comment on last week's violence.] The timetable for the diplomatic moves by Clinton reviewed.

(Studio: Chris Hansen) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) The tense calm in the Middle East today featured; scenes shown of Israeli soldiers and Palestinian police and the reopened Jerusalem tunnel, which has come to symbolize the great divide between Israel and the Palestinians. [Palestinian Authority Faisal HUSSEINI - comments.] The issues to be negotiated at the summit listed: Israeli troops in Hebron, direct access between Gaza and the West Bank and the status of the Palestinian police. [Two Israeli WOMEN - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Fletcher, Martin;
Hansen, Chris;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:05:10

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