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Syria-Jordan Rel. #268184

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 01, 1980
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(Studio) Possibility of clash between Syria and Jordan said indicated by massive troop build-UP on their mutual border.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Amman, Jordan) Situation on border examined; films shown. Apparent change in Jordan's Tv coverage of situation compared with that shown by Iraqi Tv on eve of war with Iran; details given. Saudi Prince Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, brother of King Khalid, reported ending visit to Damascus and returning home instead of coming here for mtgs. with King Hussein as previously planned; possible implications cited.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) Potential for involvement by United States and USSR if Syria-Jordan conflict erupts noted; USSR vice president in Damascus today to ratify USSR -Syria friendship treaty. Details given. Carter administration reported considering Jordan's request for immediate delivery of military equipment; details given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Pintak, Larry

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