Behind-the-scenes hostage diplomacy

Lief, L.
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/2/91, Vol. 111 Issue 23, p70
Discusses how Iran plans to repair relations with the West. Last week, Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite and American agricultural Prof. Thomas Sutherland were freed from captivity in Beirut; The statement that the five remaining Western hostages would be free by Christmas; Iran is moving to decouple the Westerners' freedom from the release of Arabs held in Israeli prisons; Iranian charges; Misunderstandings among Iran, Hezbollah and Israel; More.


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