Lieberman Moves to Reassure Jewish Leaders

(Washington Post) - Democratic presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman sought to reassure American Jewish leaders last week that comments he made during a recent Middle East visit did not represent any slackening in his support for a strong pro-Israel policy by the United States. Lieberman told the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that he had refused to meet with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat because of continuing Palestinian involvement in terrorism and had pressed Saudi officials "to stand up and speak clearly" against Islamic fanaticism.

2003-01-20 00:00:00

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