• Short Summary

    The first public meeting between representatives of the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) resulted in both sides declaring there were grounds for optimism and the basis of a possible agreement to solve the problem of the conflict in the Middle East.

  • Description

    The first public meeting between representatives of the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) resulted in both sides declaring there were grounds for optimism and the basis of a possible agreement to solve the problem of the conflict in the Middle East. The three day conference was held in Rome to discuss the issue of Palestinian rights and was attended by delegates from twenty countries, including the Soviet Union and the United States.

    SYNOPSIS: The meeting was sponsored by an Italian-palestinian Friendship Committee. One the second day of the conference, on Thursday (27 September), an PLO official said his organisation would be willing to begin talks with Israel if it were given an area of land in which to create an independent state. This was interpreted as a modification of traditional hardline PLO policy. The Israeli delegation -- which included members of the Knesset -- responded by declaring as willingness to support the idea of peace talks Hemer Ammad, of the PLO, and israeli representative, Yuri Aneri, commented on the meeting.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8EK40O4P2M7W0LF764IF4MRYE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8EK40O4P2M7W0LF764IF4MRYE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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