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Mideast / Israel-Lebanon Conflict #278522

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 26, 1981
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(Studio) Cease-fire between Israel and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in south Lebanon reported apparently holding despite shelling of Israeli reconnaissance jets in region and PLO's admission that they violated cease-fire. [Courtesy CBS News, "Face the Nation", Israeli ambassador Ephraim EVRON - defs. attacks on PLO; claims weapons are supplied by USSR via Syria and Libya.] Evron's further remarks about cease-fire and need for United States to resume its shipments of fighter planes outlined. [PLO leader Yasir ARAFAT - claims United States contributes to violence.] US envoy Philip Habib said allegedly wanting to withdraw from negotiations; his meeting tomorrow with President Reagan and Secretary of State Alexander Haig mentioned.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Spencer, Susan

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