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Middle East / Peace Summit #624613

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 09, 1998
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(Studio: Keith Olbermann) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Failure to set up a Middle East summit meeting in Washington because Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not accept the United States plan to give 13 percent of the West Bank land to Palestinians featured. [US envoy Dennis ROSS - comments.] [Palestinian peace negotiator Saeb EREKAT - hopes the peace process can be revived.] Ross's continued visits to the region to find a compromise between the Israelis and Palestinians noted. [US aid Richard McCALL - speculates on Netanyahu's aim.] The question of whether Netanyahu's want to slow down or to kill the peace process outlined.

Fletcher, Martin;
Olbermann, Keith

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