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Middle East / Peace Agreement #631491

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 04, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) The signing of a new Middle East peace agreement featured; details given of the land-for-peace deal; scenes shown of the symbolic handshake. [Israeli Prime Minister Ehud BARAK, Palestinian Authority president Yasir ARAFAT (thru translator) - comment on the peace.] [Middle East analyst Barry RUBIN - points out that Middle East peace deals never "look good."] The unresolved issues outlined on screen. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shown meeting with Syrian President Hafez al- Assad, who suggested Syria is ready for peace talks with Israel if it will give up the Golan Heights.

Fletcher, Martin;
Seigenthaler, John

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