LONDON (Apr. 4)
The Palestine Liberation Organization is expected to open an office here in the next four or five weeks, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned. At present, the PLO representative. Said Hammami, is based in the Arab League’s information office. An Arab League spokeswoman confirmed that there are plans to open separate PLO offices, “It will all be clear in the next four or five weeks,” she added.
The Foreign Office told the JTA that it had received no request from the PLO to open an office but that the PLO needed none. “Any organization is free to set up an office in Britain provided its subsequent activities do not conflict with the law.” Hammami had worked from the Arab League office from 1971 and had no diplomatic immunity or other status.