PUBLIC LAW 101-246—FEB. 16, 1990 104 STAT. 79 toward the achievement of the measures described in section 8O30b). Such report shall include— (1) a description of actions or statements by the PLO as an organization, its Chairman, members of its Executive Committee, members of the Palestine National Council, or any constituent groups related thereto, as they relate to the Geneva commitments of December 1988 regarding cessation of terrorism and recognition of Israel's right to exist, including actions or statements that contend that the declared "Palestinian state" encompasses all of Israel; (2) a description of the steps, if any, taken by the PLO to evict or otherwise discipline individuals or groups taking actions inconsistent with the Geneva commitments; (3) a statement of whether the PLO, in accordance with procedures in Article 33 of the Palestinian National Covenant, has repealed provisions in that Covenant which call for Israel's destruction; (4) a statement of whether the PLO has repudiated its "strategy of stages" whereby it seeks to use a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza as the first step in the total elimination of the state of Israel; (5) a statement of whether the PLO has called on any Arab state to recognize and enter direct negotiations with Israel or to end its economic boycott of Israel; (6) a statement of whether "Force 17" and the "Hawari Group", units directed by Yasser Arafat that have carried out terrorist attacks, have been disbanded and not reconstituted under different names; (7) a statement of whether the following PLO constituent groups conduct or participate in terrorist or other violent activities: the Fatah; the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine; the Arab Liberation Front; the Palestine Liberation Front; (8) a statement of the PLO's position on the unrest in the West Bank and Gaza, and whether the PLO threatens, through violence or other intimidation measures, Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza who advocate a cessation of or who do not support the unrest, and who might be receptive to taking part in elections there; (9) a statement of the position of the PLO regarding the prosecution and extradition, if so requested, of known terrorists such as Abu Abbas, who directed the Achille Lauro hijacking during which Leon Klinghoffer was murdered, and Muhammed Rashid, implicated in the 1982 bombing of a PanAm jet and the 1986 bombing of a TWA jet in which four Americans were killed; and (10) a statement of the position of the PLO on providing compensation to the American victims or the families of American victims of PLO terrorism. (c) REPORT ON POLICIES OF ARAB STATES. —Not more than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall prepare and submit to the Congress a report concerning the policies of Arab states toward the Middle East peace process, including progress toward— (1) public recognition of Israel's right to exist in peace and security; (2) ending the Arab economic boycott of Israel; and Abu Abbas. Muhammed Rashid.
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