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Mideast / USSR -Syria / Mt. Hermon / Dayan #233872

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1974
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(Studio) USSR chooses Syria as its main Mideast ally. Message promises contd. arms support to Arabs. Syria President Assad returns from 5-day USSR visit'. promised Soviet weapons. Fighting conts. in Golan Heights
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mt. Hermon, Syria) Syria and Israel fight. Israeli trying to keep Mt. Hermon. Defense minister Moshe Dayan thinks Syrian efforts to take mount linked with Assad's Moscow visit and Washington, DC disengagement talks. [DAYAN - thinks Syria decided to take hard line.] Can see miles from top of mount
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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