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Lebanon Crisis #277270

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 23, 1981
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(Studio) Syria's warning to Israel and indications of possible Israeli offensive, according to Syrian radio, reported President Reagan's envoy, Philip Habib, noted arriving in Israel for further mtgs.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Jerusalem, Israel) Implications of Habib's arrival here from Beirut re: significance of mtgs. with Syrian President Hafez al-Assad reported Habib's mtg. with Prime Min. Menahem Begin considered. [HABIB - declines comment.] Israeli maneuvers on Golan Heightsrecently discussed; apparent levels of activity in current crisis outlined. Importance of current dialogue between Syria and Saudi Arabia noted; Israeli cabinet said reviewing situation tomorrow. Israeli reconnaissance plane reported downed yesterday.

Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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