Monday, April 12, 1993

Hamas issues statement in Amman denouncing "behind-the-scenes moves" by Palestinian negotiators "chosen by Rabin and Christopher" in "flagrant violation of the national will," regarding efforts to resume peace talks. (MM 4/13)

In interviewith al-Hayat, Kuwaiti FM Shaykh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah says that Kuwait can not mend fences with the PLO, differentiating between the Palestine cause and Yasir Arafat, "whose name the people of Kuwait can't bear to hear." Reconciliation with Jordan will be easier; hints at possible lifting of parts of Arab boycott of Israel. (MM 4/13)

Israeli shoots Palestinian dead near Jerusalem. (Qol Yisra'el 4/12 in FBIS 4/12)