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Cyprus Terrorist Incident / Court Hearing / Egyptian Attitude #256607

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1978
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(Studio) Report on testimony of nightclub singer in court hearing in Nicosia, Cyprus, that 2 Palestinians involved in murder of Egyptian newspaper editor and later in hostage incident at Larnaca airport had accomplice. Egypt's continued anger over abortive rescue attempt at Larnaca noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Statements to Egyptian parliament by war minister Gamasy and Prime Min. Salem reported; Salem's threatened introduction of legislature to take away some rights Palestinians now enjoy in Egypt noted. Palestinians' rights under Egyptian law listed. Apparent Egyptian message to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and other rejectionist groups cited.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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