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After a six-hour meeting with Syrian President Hafez Assad, Baker told a news conference that the letter of assurances he gave Assad states that United Nations resolutions calling for the return of all occupied territories "apply on all fronts. "That means they apply not just to the West Bank and Gaza, but to the Golan as well." Baker said the position advanced to Assad was a restatement of longstanding U.S. policy. However, its inclusion in the formal letter makes it a key element of the planning for a proposed Mideast peace conference. Making position known During his current trip to the Mideast, Baker is delivering such letters to most of the parties that would attend the conference the United States hopes to convene by the end of October. Joining Baker at the news conference was Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Sharaa, who said, "The Golan is an integral (part) of the Syrian land and it should be returned to Syria if peace is to be re-established in the region." Sharaa also said that if the United States grants Israel $10 billion in housing loan guarantees without delay "it would be a major obstacle to peace." However, the foreign minister MADE IN AMERICA 5 YR50,000 MEAL WARRANTY ON TABLES 42 OR 48W T0 1 10. 10 YR WARRANTY ON CHAIRS EXCLUSIVE SUPER BART0P FINISH for a few days or weeks," he said. Baker disputed reports that he had told Israel future housing aid would be conditioned on a halt to building settlements in the occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza. "We have not discussed publicly or privately a settlement freeze in connection with absorption aid to Israel," Baker said. He added, however, that the United States has "a right to know and a right to ask how that aid and how those guarantees will be used." Baker said the letters of assurance he has delivered to Palestinians and to Middle East governments seek to respond to individual concerns of the several parties. No conflicts seen He emphasized that while each letter was different, "there will be no conflicts between the assurances we give the parties." He said that before any peace conference is convened, each party will have access to the letters given to the others. Sharaa refused to comment on the letter, saying that his government was still studying the docu- ment. . In Jordan on Wednesday, on the 'eve of Baker's visit, senior Jordanian officials expressed pessimism that the American effort to assemble a Mideast peace conference mext month can yield concrete results resolving the 40-year Arab-Israeli conflict. Crown Prince Has-:san said in an interview that it was '"high time" for incentives to be imade to Jordan in order to enlist iits help in the peace process. AmJk The Associated PressSantiago Lyon James Baker, left, speaks to reporters Wednesday in Damascus. At his side is Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Sharaa. OAK ICE NEW ANTIQUES inc. 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But Yeltsin's spokesman and the Russian Information Agency said the president's condition was not serious enough to prevent him from giving a speech to the Russian legislature today. His press secretary, Pavel Voshchanov, said Yeltsin's ailment was less serious than a heart at- TABLE PAD CO. ENTRY, 1910 SINCE1911 TRESTLE TABLE FROM $7ggoo BOX oak PERFECT FOR END TABLE OR NIGHT STAND ONLY $59 ffW SALE FROM $77oo ?" Golden or Traditional nini An I imit 10 YR. WARRANTY, FINANCING VISA, MC AMPLE FREE PARKING 7 OAK BLOWOUT Vrl ROLAND FROM DOWNTOWN I j I .i ViPSf .sXmii opposed to freezing settlement construction in the occupied lands and suggested U.S. pressures on the issue had raised questions about its role as a Mideast peacemaker. A temporary freeze would not solve anything, Arens told Israel television. "I think the dispute is sharper than freezing settlements Georgian dissident arrested THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TBILISI, U.S.S.R. -Georgian authorities arrested another dissident leader Wednesday after President Zviad Gamsakhur-dia urged his supporters to rid the republic of forces trying to unseat him. Georgi Haindrava, 32, a famed filmmaker who fought alongside Gamsakhurdia for Georgian independence, was seized after midnight on Rustaveli Avenue, a site of political rallies the past two weeks. Haindrava is best known for his documentary about an April 9, 1989, pro-inde- pendence rally in Tbilisi in which Soviet troops brutally killed 20 people with shovels and gas. -UP TO' This winter, your heating costs could go up by 25! So Pclla announces the Last Chance Before Winter Sale! Save up to 25 on all installed Pclla producLS-Energy-Saving Windows, Doors, Skylights and Sunrooms. New Orders only, Downpayment required. No other discounts apply. SALE ENDS SAT., SEPT. 21 Please hurry. 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After the abortive coup in August, Yeltsin emerged as the most popular political figure in the Soviet Union. He is leading the effort to work out a new power-sharing agreement between the central government of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and the republics. Yeltsin appeared in good health in recent public appearances. the transitional government's economic management committee. Officials planning solutions to the Soviets' economic and political crisis were "serious and realistic," Brady said, adding that he found little evidence of the "games playing" of the past in elaborate plans for renewal. Talking with reporters before meeting Brady, Silayev invoked the ultimate Soviet alarm for urgent action. "It is winter, and it does not wait," he said. The larger task of building economic and political bonds among the separate republics will take 10 to 15 years, President Mikhail Gorbachev estimated in the newspaper Izvestia. 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