Friday, September 18, 1992

Ten Palestinian factions meet in Damascus, issue statement rejecting the autonomy plan being negotiated by the mainstream PLO and o.t. delegation, calling for confrontation against it. (Voice of the Oppressed 9/18 in FBIS 9/18; MM 9/24)

U.S. Senate foreign operations subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Patrick Leahy (DVT), approves Pres. Bush's loan guarantees legislation. (JP 9/26)

Dahaf poll of 582 Israelis finds that in return for full peace with Syria similar to Egyptian agreement, 50% favor retention of all Golan territory, 34% favor returning small part, 9% favor returning significant part; 65% favor retention of all Golan settlements, 29% favor removing some, and 6% favor removing all Golan settlements. (Yedi'ot Aharonot 9/18 in FBIS 9/18)