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Mideast Peace Process #94477

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 24, 1985
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(Studio) Israel reported dismissing as unacceptable joint PLO-Jordanian framework for Mideast peace negotiations; King Hussein's recent comment on agreement reached with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat recalled.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli cabinet's reaction to Hussein-Arafat agreement examined. [For. affairs committee chairperson Abba EBAN - can't afford to guess at Arafat's meaning.] Prime Min. Shimon Peres mentioned willing to negotiate with Palestinians, but not PLO; basis of his US-backed rejection of UN-sponsored Mideast conference explained. [PERES - accuses Arafat of duplicity.] Current status of Mideast peace process considered.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

Donaldson, Sam;
Zelnick, Bob

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