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Mideast Meeting / Arafat-Mubarak #82272

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 22, 1983
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger quoted with regard to irrelevance of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Yasir Arafat. Arafat meeting with Egypt President Hosni Mubarak anticipated.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Cairo, Egypt) Scenes of meeting shown. Significance of meeting considered. [MUBARAK - assures Arafat of backing by Egypt.] [ARAFAT - talks of Arab unity.] Arafat thought possibly reviving President Reagan's Mideast peace initiative with political association between Palestinians and Jordan. Egypt said thinking Reagan plan is only hope for PLO.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Reactions to Arafat-Mubarak meeting given.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

McCourt, Mike;
Robinson, Max

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