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Mideast #94246

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1985
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(Studio) Possibility of United States and USSR discussing Mideast peace process and that Jordan's King Hussein and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat have reached agreement on issue of negotiations with Israel noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Santa Barbara, California) [President REAGAN - hopes for progress in Hussein-Arafat talks; remains optimistic.] Principles thought recognized by both Arafat and Hussein outlined; senior administration official's assessment of situation quoted on screen, discussed. Assistant secretary state Richard Murphy reported discussing Mideast with USSR representatives in Vienna next week followed by tour of Mideast capitals to assess dvts. Admin.'s continued call for direct Arab-Israeli negotiations mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:20

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