Saturday, September 7, 1996

In Cairo, Arafat briefs Mubarak on his mtg. with Israeli PM Netanyahu 9/4. Egyptian FM Musa says Arafat's news was "discouraging," Israel is taking no action to give the peace process momentum. (RE 9/7 in WNC 9/10)

In Amman, Jordan, U.S. hold talks on bilateral economic ties; sign agmt. btwn. Jordan, U.S. Export-Import Bank to finance Jordan's importation of $200 m. of U.S. goods; focus on possible investment and aviation agmts. Jordan encourages greater U.S. contribution to Jordan's private sector. (JTV, RJ 9/7 in WNC 9/10)