World: NEW STEPS TOWARD A MIDEAST PEACE

ARABS and Israelis found themselves in a rare moment of accord last week. In Jerusalem, Premier Golda Meir told a Hebrew University audience: "Even our best friends do not have the right to decide for us what our conditions for peace and security should be." In Cairo, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser asserted to the Congress of his Arab Socialist Union: "No one can impose on the Arab nation what it considers to be inconsistent with its historical rights."

This unlikely unanimity of view was produced by the prospect of imminent Big Four talks...

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