Arabs give cautious welcome to Barak

May 1999
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;5/28/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 21, p6
Reports on Arab leaders' reactions to the landslide victory of Israeli Labour leader Ehud Barak in the May 17, 1999 elections. Lebanon's skepticism about Barak's commitment to withdrawing Israeli troops from the south of the country; Implementation of agreements already signed with the Palestinians; Qatar and Oman's call for the revival of the peace process.


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