CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 13, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(No location given: Walter Rodgers) The obstacles complicating the road to peace in the Middle East even after the death of Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat examined; details given of the divide between Gaza & West Bank Palestinians created by Jewish settlements and of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s role in the peace process. [President BUSH – speaks of putting a strategy in place.] [Israeli Finance Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU- expresses hope for a chance at peace now that Arafat is gone.] [Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb EREKAT- pleads for help with elections.] [Former Secretary of State James BAKER- notes the importance of US, Israeli, & European help with Palestinian elections to forestall chaos in a power struggle to succeed Arafat.]