ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 29, 1985
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(Studio) Jordan's King Hussein reported claiming both he and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat are ready to recognize Israel and begin negotiations.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) [HUSSEIN - claims Jordanian-Palestinian negotiators are prepared to meet with Israel.] United States and Israel noted refusing to meet with Arafat; details given. [HUSSEIN - notes PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) willingness to agree to disputed UN resolutions.] Possibility of United States position changing now noted. [President REAGAN - feels conditions are ripe for peace process.] Significance of Hussein's remarks considered.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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