Wednesday, May 26, 1993

Palestinian delegates Haydar 'Abd alShafi and Faisal Husseini issue joint statement making "absolutely clear" that rumors of disagreements or divisions within the negotiating team are groundless. (MM 5/25; Sanaa VOP 5/26 in FBIS 5/27)

Secy. of State Christopher says he is "disappointed" with Syrian Jewish emigration, U.S. to pursue matter with Damascus. (MM 5/27)

Iranian FM 'Ali Akbar Velayati ends tour of 6 GCC states, describes talks with UAE especifically over status of Tunb islands - as most sensitive. (Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran 5/26 in FBIS 5/27)