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Lebanon / Hostages #116346

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 22, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report in British newspaper that Syrians have located site where 15 hostages are being held by Moslem fundamentalists in Beirut, Lebanon, announced. (London, England: Charles Glass) Syrians reported surrounding building holding all 15 hostages in Lebanon; scenes shown. [British reporter John BULLOCK - says rescue impossible.] Syrian monitoring of Hizballah mvts. in Beirut reported; scenes shown. Mtg. of Iranians and British delegation to discuss hostage issue noted. [Mbr. of Parliament Cyril TOWNSEND - discusses Iranian reactions to queries about American hostages.] Possibility that Iran may approach Great Britain and United States about hostages noted.

Glass, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

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