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Libya-Sudan Crisis #288608

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 18, 1983
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(Studio) Libyan leader Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi reported accusing United States of international terrorism for its and Egypt's monitoring of Libyan military build-up along border with Sudan; details given. [KADHAFI - accuses United States of threatening Libya with presence of USS Nimitz near Libyan waters; discusses Libyan relations with Tunisia, US, current location of Nimitz.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Apparent Libyan plot to overthrow Sudanese President Gaafar el-Nimeiry said smashed; details discussed. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - advises cautionary acceptance of Kadhafi's statements.] United States concern over threat to Sudan explained.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Pentagon official said confirming Libyan jet fighters' approach to Nimitz; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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