JERUSALEM (May. 21)
Foreign Minister Julio Andreotti of Italy told Premier Shimon Peres at a meeting here Monday that Peres’ proposal for a Middle East “Marshall Plan” to stem the region’s economic deterioration had been raised at the Western economic summit meeting in Tokyo earlier this
Andreotti, who arrived Sunday for a three-day official visit, also met with Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir. His talks here focused on the problem of international terrorism.
In that connection, Andreotti reportedly agreed with Shamir that the 1980 Venice Declaration by the European Economic Community (EEC) Ministers that the Palestine Liberation Organization should be “associated” with Mideast peace talks no longer
Andreotti came to Israel shortly after a former chief of the Italian secret service disclosed an alleged deal between the Italian Foreign Minister and Libyan leader Myanmar Qaddafi in the 1970s to improve Italian trade with Libya in return for