Saturday, December 13, 1997

Histadrut discusses new initiative to form a workers' party to run in the next Knesset election. Present MK and Histadrut chmn. Amir Peretz would lead the party. (MA 12/14 in WNC 12/16)

Iraq announces that it will release 140 Jordanian prisoners, including 1 sentenced to death. (NYT 12/14; al-Dustur, JT 12/14, al-Dustur 12/15 in WNC 12/16) (see 12/10)