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October 7, 1989 | From Reuters
U.S. Ambassador Robert H. Pelletreau held a second meeting this week with Hakam Balaoui, the PLO's representative in Tunisia, the Palestinian news agency WAFA said Friday. It said Thursday's talks evaluated the dialogue between the United States and the Palestine Liberation Organization and discussed ways of advancing it. Pelletreau has been the channel for U.S.
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October 7, 1989 | From Reuters
U.S. Ambassador Robert H. Pelletreau held a second meeting this week with Hakam Balaoui, the PLO's representative in Tunisia, the Palestinian news agency WAFA said Friday. It said Thursday's talks evaluated the dialogue between the United States and the Palestine Liberation Organization and discussed ways of advancing it. Pelletreau has been the channel for U.S.
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December 17, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Representatives of the United States and the Palestine Liberation Organization met officially for the first time in more than 13 years Friday, and both sides said they hope that their dialogue will lead to a comprehensive peace settlement in the Middle East. The historic encounter, more significant for its symbolism than its substance at this early stage, began with a quip by the head of the U.S. delegation, Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., the American ambassador to Tunisia.
NEWS
January 20, 1989
The State Department disclosed that Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., the U.S. ambassador to Tunisia, held another meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization, but no details of the "informal contact" in Tunis were released. The meeting in Tunis was Pelletreau's second with PLO officials since last month, when Washington reversed a 13-year ban on public contacts with the PLO.
NEWS
December 16, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
The American ambassador in Tunisia telephoned the headquarters of the Palestine Liberation Organization on Thursday to begin an official dialogue the United States had resisted for more than 13 years, while President Reagan sought to reassure Israel that Washington has not "retreated one inch" from its support for the Jewish state. The State Department said that Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., designated as the only U.S.
NEWS
December 15, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Palestinian and other Arab diplomats Wednesday hailed the U.S. decision to open a formal dialogue with the Palestine Liberation Organization as a "historic" step that may finally lead to a settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict. "We are very, very happy about this," said Ahmed Abdul-Rahman, the PLO's chief spokesman. "It is a historic change."
NEWS
December 15, 1988 | ROBIN WRIGHT, Times Staff Writer
The historic task of opening a dialogue between the United States and the Palestine Liberation Organization rests on the shoulders of Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., one of the State Department's most experienced Middle East envoys. The dramatic move to open talks came as no surprise to Pelletreau, who has been U.S. ambassador to Tunisia since 1987. State Department sources say that he has been aware of the possibility for several weeks.
NEWS
January 20, 1989
The State Department disclosed that Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., the U.S. ambassador to Tunisia, held another meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization, but no details of the "informal contact" in Tunis were released. The meeting in Tunis was Pelletreau's second with PLO officials since last month, when Washington reversed a 13-year ban on public contacts with the PLO.
NEWS
December 15, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
In a surprising reversal of the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Secretary of State George P. Shultz said Wednesday that the United States is now ready for direct talks with the PLO because Chairman Yasser Arafat has eliminated earlier ambiguities and reservations from his renunciation of terrorism and his acknowledgement of Israel's right to exist.
NEWS
December 17, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Representatives of the United States and the Palestine Liberation Organization met officially for the first time in more than 13 years Friday, and both sides said they hope that their dialogue will lead to a comprehensive peace settlement in the Middle East. The historic encounter, more significant for its symbolism than its substance at this early stage, began with a quip by the head of the U.S. delegation, Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., the American ambassador to Tunisia.
NEWS
December 16, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
The American ambassador in Tunisia telephoned the headquarters of the Palestine Liberation Organization on Thursday to begin an official dialogue the United States had resisted for more than 13 years, while President Reagan sought to reassure Israel that Washington has not "retreated one inch" from its support for the Jewish state. The State Department said that Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., designated as the only U.S.
NEWS
December 15, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Palestinian and other Arab diplomats Wednesday hailed the U.S. decision to open a formal dialogue with the Palestine Liberation Organization as a "historic" step that may finally lead to a settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict. "We are very, very happy about this," said Ahmed Abdul-Rahman, the PLO's chief spokesman. "It is a historic change."
NEWS
December 15, 1988 | ROBIN WRIGHT, Times Staff Writer
The historic task of opening a dialogue between the United States and the Palestine Liberation Organization rests on the shoulders of Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., one of the State Department's most experienced Middle East envoys. The dramatic move to open talks came as no surprise to Pelletreau, who has been U.S. ambassador to Tunisia since 1987. State Department sources say that he has been aware of the possibility for several weeks.
NEWS
December 15, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
In a surprising reversal of the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Secretary of State George P. Shultz said Wednesday that the United States is now ready for direct talks with the PLO because Chairman Yasser Arafat has eliminated earlier ambiguities and reservations from his renunciation of terrorism and his acknowledgement of Israel's right to exist.
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