NO. 31

3 MAY 1993

The Political Scene

The ninth round of peace talks has opened in Washington with Israel agreeingto allow Mr. Faisal al-Husaini to join the Palestinian delegation and torepatriate 30 pre-1987 Palestinian deportees. The Syrians and the Israelisremain at an impasse as to who should make the first move, but theirdisagreement appears relatively amiable. US Secretary of State WarrenChristopher has met with a delegation from the Iraqi National Congress and hasunderlined that...