Arafat condemns murder of settler

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The Independent Online
Tunis - Yasser Arafat yesterday publicly condemned the killing of an Israeli settler by Palestinians in the West Bank and urged an end to violence. 'We are distressed by and condemn the killing of the Israeli settler (Haim) Mizrahi,' the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation said. 'We demand that everyone comply with what was agreed on and stop violent acts to safeguard the peace process.' Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin had called on Mr Arafat to condemn the killing. Reuter