MR. Romesh Chandra, secretary general or the World Peace Council, tonight decorated Palestinian leader Yasser?
-GV OUTSIDE UNESCO PALACE.
-PEOPLE COMING AND CHANTING.
-POSTERS C UPS.
-GV IN THE PALACE FOR AUDIENCE. - MR. ARAFAT COMING, AND SALUTED BY PERSONALITIES
-PM MR. KARANT SPEAKING- MR. JUNBLATT SPEAKING. MR. ROMESH CHANDRA SPEAKING.
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Background: MR. Romesh Chandra, secretary general or the World Peace Council, tonight decorated Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat with the Joliot-Curie Gold Medal for peace. Mr. Arafat, head of PLO, RECEIVED the medal at a ceremony at the UNESCO palace here.
It was stated that the medal was in appreciation of "the struggle by Mr. Arafat and the palestinian people for freedom and peace".
The ceremony was attended by Lebanese Prime minister Rashid Karami, Progressive Socialist party leader Kamal Junblatt, former prime Minister Saeb Salem and leading Lebanese and Palestinian personalities.