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England-Libya Rel. #271084

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 1980
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(Studio) England reported expelling head of Libyan mission in London after official allegedly admitted involvement in planned assassinations of Libyans living in London; details given. Libyans already killed in Britain ostensibly on orders of Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) Murders of Libyans living in Europe noted attributed to alleged Libyan death squads; murder of Libyan in Rome last March recalled as example; details given, films and photos shown. Kadhafi's warning to Libyans living abroad recalled. [Courtesy ABC News, Muammar el-KADHAFI - says he wants his opponents back in Libya only to protect them.] Murder of Libyan in Milan and attack on Libyan in Rome 2 days after Kadhafi's remarks noted; details given, films shown. Concern among Libyan community in Italy and European authorities' response to situation outlined.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) FBI and State Department reported having no special plans to protect Libyans in US; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin

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