Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Arafat flies to Paris to discuss the status of the peace process with Pres. Chirac. (MM 4/27; al-Quds 4/27 in WNC 5/2) (see 4/25)

UN special envoy Larsen meets with PM Barak, FM Levy to discuss Israel's plans to pull out of s. Lebanon. (MM 4/27)

In Paris, the UN Comm. on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) opens a 2-day international conference on Palestinian refugees. It is a precursor to the CEIRRP's annual mtg. of NGOs on the question of Palestine, which begins in Paris on 4/28. (UN press release 4/27)