The World: A Dangerous Turning Point'

The Israeli-Egyptian Sinai agreement has met with expected hostility from Palestinian organizations. Declaring an "emergency situation," P.L.O. Chairman Yasser Arafat has scheduled a series of strategy meetings with commando leaders. In an interview last week with TIME Beirut Bureau Chief Karsten Prager and TIME'S Abu Said Abu Rish, Arafat denounced the accord as "dangerous because it ignores the basic question of Palestine and the cause of the Palestinian people." He was careful, however, to avoid criticizing Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.

Excerpts from the interview:

ON THE SINAI AGREEMENT. This agreement poses a very dangerous and serious turning point in our history. The P.L.O....

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