Friday, August 6, 1999

Israeli PM Barak asks U.S. Secy. of State Albright to delay her trip to the region until the dispute with the PA over Wye implementation is resolved. Albright had planned to arrive in the region 8/17 to follow up on Barak's visit to the U.S. (WP 8/9, JP 8/13)

Israeli Justice M Beilin, PA Justice M Frayh Abu Madayn discuss the issue of Palestinians wanted by Israel, agree to resume mtgs. of the of the Israeli-PA law comm., which has not convened for 3 yrs. (WT 8/7; NYT 8/9)

PFLP-GC head Ahmad Jibril says that his organization will not hold national unity talks with Fatah, the PA, or any other group that supports the Oslo process. (al-Quds 8/6 in WNC 8/9) (see 8/2)