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BAD WEATHER KEEPS INTEREST GROUPS AT BAY

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From the victims of Pan Am Flight 103 to "women for a meaningful summit," led by the divorced wife of former Greek Premier Andreas Papandreou, interest groups with their own agendas were prevented Saturday by the storm from placing their issues before the summiteers.

A delegation of the families of victims of the Lockerbie air disaster arrived in Malta Saturday with a letter urging George Bush and Mikhail S. Gorbachev to impose an economic squeeze on such countries as Syria and Iran for their alleged backing of terrorism.On Sunday, they planned to drop 270 flowers in the storm-tossed Mediterranean in remembrance of those killed when a terrorist bomb ripped apart the Pan Am airliner over the Scottish town last December 21.

Many of the groups had planned to deliver statements to Bush or Gorbachev aides, most of whom were tied up in the storm-tossed meetings or not reachable at their hotels or the Maxim Gorky liner docked at Marsaxlokk Bay.