Tuesday, September 13, 1988
Other Countries: Speaking before the socialist members of the European Parliament, PLO chairman Arafat reiterates PLO's willingness to participate in international peace conference based on UN Resolution 242 and recognition of the "legitimate rights of the Palestinian people" [WP, LAT 9/14]. Sec. of State Shultz states that Jews leaving the Soviet Union should be free to come to the United States instead of being forced to resettle in Israel [WP 9/14].
Occupied Palestine/Israel: Demonstrations erupt throughout the occupied territories. At least 5 Palestinians are shot and 60 arrested [FJ 9/18].