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October 19, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move that climaxes a sweeping change in Moscow's Middle East policy, the Soviet Union on Friday reopened full diplomatic relations with Israel after a hostile lapse of 24 years. Soviet Foreign Minister Boris D. Pankin made the announcement jointly with Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy just before Pankin and U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III announced that invitations will be issued for an Oct. 30 Middle East peace conference.
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October 19, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move that climaxes a sweeping change in Moscow's Middle East policy, the Soviet Union on Friday reopened full diplomatic relations with Israel after a hostile lapse of 24 years. Soviet Foreign Minister Boris D. Pankin made the announcement jointly with Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy just before Pankin and U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III announced that invitations will be issued for an Oct. 30 Middle East peace conference.
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May 14, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, responding to growing Soviet concern about the presence of U.S. combat troops in northern Iraq, said Monday that American forces cannot withdraw unless Moscow permits the United Nations to assume responsibility for the safety of Kurdish refugees. In comments to reporters after a two-hour meeting, Baker and Soviet Foreign Minister Alexander A.
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September 14, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prospects for a proposed international peace conference on the Middle East have grown uncertain, U.S. and Soviet officials acknowledged Friday, and Moscow and Washington are asking each other whether they can ensure their respective allies' participation. Secretary of State James A. Baker III said after meeting with Boris D.
NEWS
January 26, 1991
Foreign Minister Alexander A. BESSMERTNYKH met with members of the Executive Committee of the PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION to explore possible ways to end the war. Bessmertnykh called on all nations, including Israel, to prevent the spread of the war. A Foreign Ministry spokesman said the Soviets will continue to honor their friendship with Iraq because "as soon as the conflict is over, Iraq will rejoin the international community and we will resume friendly relations."
NEWS
September 14, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prospects for a proposed international peace conference on the Middle East have grown uncertain, U.S. and Soviet officials acknowledged Friday, and Moscow and Washington are asking each other whether they can ensure their respective allies' participation. Secretary of State James A. Baker III said after meeting with Boris D.
NEWS
April 11, 1988
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev told Palestine Liberation Organization chief Yasser Arafat in a Moscow meeting that Israel's security and statehood are as important in any Mideast peace settlement as similar rights for Palestinians, the official Tass news agency said. Gorbachev was quoted as saying that the Soviets would prefer a settlement that includes the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the territories occupied after the 1967 Six-Day War, Palestinian self-determination and a U.N.
NEWS
May 14, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, responding to growing Soviet concern about the presence of U.S. combat troops in northern Iraq, said Monday that American forces cannot withdraw unless Moscow permits the United Nations to assume responsibility for the safety of Kurdish refugees. In comments to reporters after a two-hour meeting, Baker and Soviet Foreign Minister Alexander A.
NEWS
January 26, 1991
Foreign Minister Alexander A. BESSMERTNYKH met with members of the Executive Committee of the PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION to explore possible ways to end the war. Bessmertnykh called on all nations, including Israel, to prevent the spread of the war. A Foreign Ministry spokesman said the Soviets will continue to honor their friendship with Iraq because "as soon as the conflict is over, Iraq will rejoin the international community and we will resume friendly relations."
NEWS
April 11, 1988
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev told Palestine Liberation Organization chief Yasser Arafat in a Moscow meeting that Israel's security and statehood are as important in any Mideast peace settlement as similar rights for Palestinians, the official Tass news agency said. Gorbachev was quoted as saying that the Soviets would prefer a settlement that includes the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the territories occupied after the 1967 Six-Day War, Palestinian self-determination and a U.N.
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