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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 1982
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(Studio) State Department quoted with regard to PLO's agreement in principle to leave Lebanon, though PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) destination said still uncertain. Spokesperson Dean Fischer quoted. President Reagan said reported asking Syrian President Hafez al-Assad to accept PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) with request turned down.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Jerusalem) Details of modification in Israel position considered. Scenes cleared by Israeli censors shown. Effect of Washington, DC warnings on Israel said sobering latter. Scenes of refugees leaving west Beirut shown. PLO reported still wanting formal recognition by United States. Syria, despite offers of Saudi Arabian money, said still rejecting most of PLO. Israeli defense minister quoted with regard to continue negotiations. Ariel Sharon said believing negotiated settlement best.

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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