Yasser From Tunis on Line One

The ink had hardly dried on the bill passed by the Knesset making it legal for Israeli citizens to talk to members of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Taking swift advantage, none other than Yasser Arafat was on the line from his headquarters in Tunisia to an Israeli television talk show, offering his enemies a "piece of the peace." Still, the government insists it will not speak directly to the P.L.O., despite leftists in the ruling coalition advocating an open dialogue.


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