NO. 25

20 MARCH 1995

The Political Scene

US Secretary of State Warren Christopher has persuaded Israel and Syria toreopen their peace talks in Washington, but there are no signs that either partyhas changed its position. The Palestinians and Israelis have made some progressin their negotiations on elections and are exchanging ideas on the vexedquestion of Israel's redeployment in the occupied territories. The UN hasextended its sanctions on Iraq for a further two months. Turkey and...