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Egypt / Libya / Egypt Military Buildup #247679

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 27, 1976
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(Studio) Strained relations between Egypt and Libya continue.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) State Department sources say massive Egyptian forces buildup taking place along Libya border. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat ready for invasion of Libya, although purpose may only be to build pressure and encourage coup against Muammar el Kadhafi. Egyptian officials confer with Arab colleagues and is said Kadhafi's presence on Arab map undesirable. No comment from United States government; United States is largest importer of Libyan oil, but situation not expected to have lasting impact on this flow of oil.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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