Sunday, August 17, 1997

U.S.-PA-Israeli security panel meets in Ramallah. All parties say talks were productive but agree to a general policy that information about these tripartite mtgs. will not be made public. (NYT, WT 8/18)

100 fmr. Jordanian Ms and senior officials, lawyers, academics, writers led by fmr. PMs Ahmad Obeidat, Taher Masri issue statement calling for a boycott of the 11/4 parliamentary elections. (MM 8/18, 8/26; MEI 8/29)