Wednesday, November 18, 1992

Vatican issues statement charging that Israel is "dragging its feet" in the effort to establish diplomatic ties. Statement precedes normalization pre-negotiations between respective FM officials. (WT 11/19; Qol Yisra'el 11/19 in FBIS 11/20)

Two pro-Syrian Lebanese National Resistance Front gunmen, 1 Hizballah gunman are killed in clashes and artillery exchanges with IDF near Nabatiyya, north of "security zone." (Qol Yisra'el 11/18 in FBIS 11/19; NYT 11/19)

German FM Klaus Kinkel meets with FM Shimon Peres and PM Rabin. (Qol Yisra'el 11/18 in FBIS 11/19)