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October 4, 1989 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, gave his blessing Tuesday to an initiative put forth in Washington by President Bush and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt urging Israel to open a dialogue with the Palestinians.
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March 1, 1999 | Associated Press
The Palestinian Authority and Japan on Sunday signed an agreement granting $5.2 million in medical equipment to a university in Jerusalem. Al Quds University's medical college, which has about 420 students, is the only Palestinian school of medicine. Officials from both sides expect that the equipment will lead to an improvement in health services for Palestinians. Nabil Shaath, the Palestinian Authority's minister of planning, said the grant demonstrated political support for Palestinians.
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March 1, 1999 | Associated Press
The Palestinian Authority and Japan on Sunday signed an agreement granting $5.2 million in medical equipment to a university in Jerusalem. Al Quds University's medical college, which has about 420 students, is the only Palestinian school of medicine. Officials from both sides expect that the equipment will lead to an improvement in health services for Palestinians. Nabil Shaath, the Palestinian Authority's minister of planning, said the grant demonstrated political support for Palestinians.
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October 4, 1989 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, gave his blessing Tuesday to an initiative put forth in Washington by President Bush and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt urging Israel to open a dialogue with the Palestinians.
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October 3, 1989 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, told Japan bluntly Monday that it should curtail its trade with Israel. Arafat was asked to comment frankly on Japan's relations with the PLO, and he surprised a group of 100 guests at a question-and-answer session at the Foreign Ministry by saying: "You like frankness? I'll give you some frankness." Then he went on to say: "Recently, trade relations between Japan and Israel have expanded.
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September 20, 1989 | From United Press International
Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat will visit Japan Oct. 1-4 for talks with Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu and other leaders on peace in the Middle East, the Foreign Ministry announced Monday. The ministry said Arafat was invited in line with Japan's policy of playing an active role to restore peace in the region through dialogue with both the Arab world and Israel.
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November 8, 1988 | From Reuters
A Palestinian leader told Foreign Minister Sosuke Uno on Monday that Japan, by exerting influence on the United States, could help bring peace to the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said. Uno said in a meeting with Farouk Kaddoumi, head of the political department of the Palestine Liberation Organization, that Japan would support efforts for an international conference on the future of the occupied territories.
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October 3, 1989 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, told Japan bluntly Monday that it should curtail its trade with Israel. Arafat was asked to comment frankly on Japan's relations with the PLO, and he surprised a group of 100 guests at a question-and-answer session at the Foreign Ministry by saying: "You like frankness? I'll give you some frankness." Then he went on to say: "Recently, trade relations between Japan and Israel have expanded.
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September 20, 1989 | From United Press International
Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat will visit Japan Oct. 1-4 for talks with Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu and other leaders on peace in the Middle East, the Foreign Ministry announced Monday. The ministry said Arafat was invited in line with Japan's policy of playing an active role to restore peace in the region through dialogue with both the Arab world and Israel.
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November 8, 1988 | From Reuters
A Palestinian leader told Foreign Minister Sosuke Uno on Monday that Japan, by exerting influence on the United States, could help bring peace to the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said. Uno said in a meeting with Farouk Kaddoumi, head of the political department of the Palestine Liberation Organization, that Japan would support efforts for an international conference on the future of the occupied territories.
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