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Lebanon / Syrian Troops #246744

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 04, 1976
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(Studio) Syrian troops in Lebanon break leftist sieges at 2 air bases in Rayak and Klelat. Guerrilla forces under Syrian control move on 3 leftist strongholds in south Lebanon. Syrian forces waiting eastern of Beirut.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lebanon) Syrian forces situated eastern and north of Beirut. Christian rightists welcome intervention. Leftists agree to consider new peace talks but refuse demands to disarm selves. Coalition of troops from Kamal Jumblatt's forces, rebel Lebanese Arab army and Palestine commandos continue to occupy mount pass guarding Beirut. Syrian forces stronger than coalition troops. Syria feels intervention has been success so far.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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