Thursday, May 6, 1999

Arab League says it will form a comm. of legal experts to assist the Palestinians in drafting a constitution. (MENA 5/6 in WNC 5/7; al-Ayyam 5/6 in WNC 5/10)

U.S. Amb. Edward Walker meets with Israeli Public Security M Avigdor Kahalani to urge Israel to show restrain over the Orient House issue. (MM 5/6; CSM, WT 5/7) (see 5/5)

Jordan's King Abdallah calls on Western governments to cancel half of the kingdom's $7 b. foreign debt to ensure political, economic stability. (NYT 5/7; MM 5/14; MEI 5/21)