TITLE

An Edgy Cease-Fire

PUB. DATE
October 1977
SOURCE
Time;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the ceasefire between the Israeli military and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Lebanon. It states that Israeli Defense Minister Ezer Weizman hopes for a lasting ceasefire, but promises to return if the PLO opens fire again or does not offer a lasting solution. It emphasizes the promise made by PLO chairman Yasser Arafat that his men will not betray the ceasefire agreement and adds that they are prepared to assist the Lebanese military in taking positions in southern Lebanon. It also mentions that negotiations between the Christians, the Syrian army in Lebanon and the Lebanese government were handled by U.S. ambassador Richard Parker in Beirut, Lebanon, where the Christians and Syrians passed ceasefire agreements to the Israelis and PLO respectively.
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53521117

 

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