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Middle E. / Cease-Fire Situation #14337

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 02, 1971
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(Studio) United Nations Secretary General U Thant optimistic about Middle E. situation; Egypt asks United Nations force Israel withdrawal from occupied territory; Thant asks both sides for cease-fire extension.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Cairo, Egypt) Govt. staging air raid drills; war related restrictions in effect; reports reserve units called up. Activities for propaganda purposes as much as for military reasons.
REPORTER: George Watson

(Aqaba, Jordan) Jordan cease-fire with Israel separate from Israel-Egypt deadline; Jordan supports Arab guerrilla attacks from inside Israel, not from Jordan. Jordan to continue policy not shooting till shot at.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

Reasoner, Harry;
Rolfson, John;
Watson, George

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