Friday, April 13, 1990

Cypriot police seal off Larnaca airport grounds in response to threat of attack by extremist groups against Aeroflot plane carrying Soviet Jews to Israel via Cyprus. Passengers are taken from plane and continue to Israel via ferry [TASS 4/13].

In television interview, Senator Bob Dole says he will work to repeal Senate's 3/22 resolution recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel [LAT 4/14].

Israeli gunboat fires upon, reportedly sinks, dinghy carrying Palestinians off Lebanese coast [NYT, LAT 4/14].