Ap, Reuters, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
WORLD ISRAEL PLO Letter Embarrasses Government
After initial government denials, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres confirmed Monday that he had given a written guarantee protecting the status of PLO offices in Jerusalem.
PLO leader Yasser Arafat disclosed the existence of an agreement on Jerusalem earlier this month in a speech in Johannesburg, South Africa. Right-wing opposition leaders have demanded an explanation from Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who along with Peres and other officials had denied there was any such document.
The letter was written to Norway's late foreign minister Johan Jorgen Holst, who acted as host at secret Israel-PLO talks …
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