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Palestinians #250606

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 24, 1977
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(Studio) Israel charges Palestinian guerrillas move back into south Lebanon; no indication given with regard to possible action.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Beirut, Lebanon) Report on Palestinian movement in aftermath of Lebanon war. Cemetery in Beirut where Palestinian fighters are buried noted. Pol. moves involving Egypt, Syria and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in moves toward peace with Israel noted. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat's recent Damascus meeting with United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim, with regard to Geneva peace conf., cited. Differing views in PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) re: peace, include PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) military department head Zuher Moksen alliance with Syria President Hafez al-Assad reported Palestinians in Jordan are ruled by King Hussein but many still owe allegiance to leaders on Israeli-occupied West Bank. Egypt's President Anwar Sadat has suggested Jordan-PLO alliance, but prospects not hopeful.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Mudd, Roger;
Tunnell, Doug

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