THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary Aboard Air Force One ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 9, 1998
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
The President's invitation to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Chairman Arafat to initiate final status negotiations in Washington on Monday was conditioned on an understanding on all the issues. Based on Ambassador Ross' discussions today, differences remain.
Ambassador Ross is returning to Washington on Sunday and will report to the President and to the Secretary of State.
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