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Reagan / Mideast Peace Plan #83651

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 11, 1983
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(Studio) Jordan's King Hussein's rejection of President Reagan's Mideast peace plan yesterday recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - doesn't believe President's plan is dead.] Hussein's announcement yesterday recalled; Reagan's conversation with him and Hussein's alleged attitude discussed. Reagan noted later talking with Saudi King Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al Saud and Morocco's King Hassan II. Possibility that Hussein's action yesterday was move to rattle PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leadership considered; issue of sending Secretary of State George Shultz to Mideast said scrapped.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) International assessment of Reagan's Mideast peace chances discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Amman, Jordan) United States position with Arab League and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) following Hussein's announcement examined; issues of Israeli occupation of Lebanon and development of West Bank settlements noted pertinent.

(Studio) USSR reaction to Hussein's announcement reported
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Dyk, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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