Friday, August 13, 1993

FM Peres says Israel will continue to negotiate with Palestinian delegation despite its members' appointment to PLO committee. Peres's statement that delegates' new status "makes no difference" effectively ends Israeli ban on negotiations with PLO. (NYT, WT 8/14)

18-year-old Salem Salem of Jaljulya, near Ramallah, shot and killed by IDF. (al-Fajr 8/16)

SLA commander Antoine Lahd calls Lebanese army deployment in southern Lebanon "ineffective." (ITV 8/13 in FBIS 8/16)