Sunday, June 23, 1996

Arab Summit closes in Cairo. States issue final statement. Tone of message is stronger than expected, prompting PM Netanyahu to reply that "for the process to continue successfully . . ., such demands must be stopped." Egyptian Pres. Mubarak also says that summit participants discussed, generally support UN Secy. Gen. Butros-Ghali's decision to seek a 2d term in office (see 6/19). (MENA 6/23 in FBIS 6/25; QY, RE, SARR 6/23, JT 6/24 in FBIS 6/24; MENA 6/23, 6/24 in FBIS 6/25; CSM, MM, NYT, WP, WT 6/24; JP 6/24 in FBIS 6/27; PR 6/28; JP 6/29; WJW 7/4; MEI 7/5; JP 7/6; PWR 7/7)

In Amman, leaders of the Iraqi National Accord (INA), a Sunni Muslim group opposed to Iraqi Pres. Saddam Hussein, say they have received funds fr. the CIA, are working to implement CIA-backed plot to topple Hussein. (WP 6/23)