Monday, July 15, 1996

Israel's stock market falls for the 9th straight day, hitting its lowest mark in 8 mos. (JP 7/16 in FBIS 7/16)

Nearly 1 mo. after announcing plans to block 2d term for UN Secy. Gen. Butros-Ghali, the U.S. has received no pledges of support for its position. Conversely, China, the Arab states, most African leaders have endorsed Butros-Ghali's candidacy. France, Russia, UK have been supportive of Butros-Ghali, but noncommittal. (NYT 7/16) (see 7/10)