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Lebanon / PLO Withdrawal #285519

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 1982
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(Studio) Israeli warships reported blocking exit of PLO-ladened craft.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israel's insistence that Palestinians not take vehicles and heavy weapons with them rptd causing delay in evacuation; details examined. Films shown. Most of today's evacuees said from Fatah, Yasir Arafat's personal army. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) layover in Cyprus noted mirroring that of Jews en route to Palestine 40 years ago.

(Studio) United States, through Philip Habib, said guaranteeing PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) vehicles will not reach Tunisia with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) mbrs.; details given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Jerusalem, Israel) Criticism here of compromise worked out by Habib discussed; defense minister Ariel Sharon said warning Habib of what would occur with evacuation. Focus of Israeli concerns outlined. [Cabinet spokesperson Dan MERIDOR - calls for immediate halt to conflict in eastern Lebanon.]

Dean, Morton;
Faw, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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