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Special Assignment (Golan Heights) #101871

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Golan Heights: Bob Zelnick) Growing tension between Israel and Syria over control of Golan Heights examined; background to region's tension reviewed. Scenes shown. [General Dan LANER (ret.) - recalls Syrian shelling of Israel from Golan.] [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - claims Golan Heights is part of Israel.] Syrian President Hafez al-Assad's threat of war with Israel over region quoted on screen. [General Aharon YARIV - explains military aspect of situation.] Combat preparedness of both cntrys. described.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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