Tuesday, November 1, 1994

Casablanca economic summit ends. Saudi Arabia, other Arab states say they support peace, but cannot finance regional development bank proposed by U.S., will not end boycott on Israel. (MM 11/1; MM, NYT, WJW, WP, WT 11/2; CSM 11/3)

PM Rabin tells Knesset UN Res. 425 calling for Israeli withdrawal fr. Lebanon "does not exist as far as I am concerned," causing uproar. Lebanon appeals to U.S. to pressure Israel. (MM 11/2, MM 11/9)

Russian FM Andrey Kozrev arrives in Damascus for talks with Pres. al-Asad, FM al-Shara` regarding peace process. (SARR 11/1, 11/2 in FBIS 11/2; SARR 11/2 in FBIS 11/3)

Palestinian police take up posts at Allenby Bridge crossing point into Jordan. (QY 11/1 in FBIS 11/1; NYT, WT 11/2)

Israel begins gradual reopening borders with Gaza, West Bank closed since bus bombing 10/19. (WT 11/2; WJW 11/3; JP 11/12)