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September 11, 1987
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Premier Yitzhak Shamir basked in Israel’s status as a “major non-NATO ally” of the U.S. during a visit here, but faced U.S. pressure to agree to an international conference with the Arab states and the UN Security Council permanent members leading to direct Mideast peace negotiations. He said his continued disagreement on that issue with Foreign Minister Shimon Peres could bring down the government.

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