NO. 37

12 JUNE 1995

The Political Scene

The atmosphere in the negotiations between Israel and the PLO has improvednoticeably after the Israelis accepted the PLO's ideas on what powers should betransferred to it in the next stage of autonomy. A visit to Saudi Arabia by theYemeni President has consolidated the rapprochement between the two countries.In an effort to improve its relations with Europe, Iran is trying to find a wayaround the road block of Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa against...