Wednesday, October 30, 1996

In Tel Aviv, Israel, PA reportedly reached basic understandings on civilian issues, but some security issues are still in dispute. (MM 10/31; HA, QY 10/31 in IL 10/31; YA 10/31 in WNC 10/31; ITV 10/31 in WNC 11/4)

Russian FM Primakov meets with Egyptian Pres. Mubarak in Sharm al-Shaykh. (Mayak Radio Network [Moscow] 10/30 in WNC 11/1)

In Ankara, KDP, PUK begin reconciliation talks. U.S. Asst. Secy. of State Pelletreau chairs the mtg.; Turkish, British officials attend. (MM, WT 10/30) (see 10/24)