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Lebanon Civil War / Peace Agreement / Prospects #242984

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 20, 1976
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(Studio) Fighting conts. in south Lebanon and Beirut on eve of peace agreement reached at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, summit meeting
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Prospects for implementation and success of new plan noted. Lebanon President Elias Sarkis can give Arab peace-keeping force go-ahead to enforce peace by intimidation, but if he doesn't, they'll stand by and lasting cease-fire could be impossible. Syrian control of peace-keeping force noted. Agreement's proposals for Palestinians, on principle of "Cairo Doctrine," cited;

Cronkite, Walter

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