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United Nations / 40th Anniversary / Mideast Peace #92755

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 21, 1985
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(Studio) Use of UN's 40th anniversary by members to publicize their various positions noted illustrated by Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega's claim that civil rights will be restored there when United States halts its war of aggression against Nicaragua. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) won't be intimated by United States aggression; denies being enemy of US.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Israeli Prime Min. Shimon Peres' address to United Nations and implications for Mideast peace efforts with Jordan examined; walkout by most Arab delegates shown. [PERES - declares immediate halt to Israel's war with Jordan in hopes King Hussein will reciprocate; calls for Palestinians to halt rejectionism and enter negotiations.] Peres said referring to UN Resolution 242; his proposals, in light of Hussein's insistence on PLO participation in West Bank talks, outlined. PLO's limited criticism of Peres' plan noted. [PLO observer to UN, Zehdi TERZI - cites need for all ptys. to the conflict being include in negotiations.]
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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