Israel and Lebanon agree to talk; Hussein visits US

Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon said Monday that Israel and Lebanon had broken a diplomatic impasse and would soon begin talks on normalizing their relations, including a withdrawal of Israeli troops from Lebanon.

General Sharon's comments in an ABC television interview from Israel came as President Reagan prepared for a meeting today (Dec. 21) in Washington with visiting King Hussein of Jordan, a key figure in United States efforts to achieve a comprehensive Middle East peace. The King had preliminary talks Monday with Secretary of State George Shultz.

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...