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Arafat to Meet with U.N. Head

Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yasir Arafat will meet here Sunday with United Nations Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar.

According to the Perez’ spokesman, Francois Giuliani, the meeting is at Arafat’s request.

The meeting, apparently in the form of a working lunch, will be the first between the U.N. chief and the PLO leader since the announcement by Jordan’s King Hussein on July 31 that he was cutting his ties with the West Bank.

Meanwhile, the PLO office here said that Arafat will not participate in the meeting of the Non-Governmental Organizations scheduled to open here Sept. 1. Arafat participated and addressed the same meeting here last year.