Tuesday, April 25, 1989


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Diplomats representing Spain, Greece, France (the countries that are developing European Community's position toward Israeli-Arab conflict) attempt to visit Nahalin, but are tumed back by IDF [FJ 5/1].

Arab World: PLO announces that it has received $12 million from Saudis to support intifadah [FBIS 4/26].

Other Countries: The Soviet Foreign Ministry criticizes Shamir's election proposal as insufficient. Aides to Italian P.M. de Mita state that Italy is prepared to underwrite $75 million aid package for O.T. [FBIS 4/25].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Rafah troops open fire, kill Palestinian [FBIS 4/26, FJ 5/1]. In Gaza Strip troops injure 19 Palestinians. Troops wound 4 Palestinians in Hebron [FBIS 4/26].