NO. 52


The Political Scene

As MEES went to press, it looked as if the Palestine National Council - thePalestinians' parliament in exile - was on the point of accepting the Americanproposals for a peace conference, although whether it would do so conditionally or not was unclear. The row over Iraq's attempt to obstruct UN armsinspectors has escalated with Baghdad's refusal to allow an inspection team tokeep documents which it is claimed amount to the blueprint of a...