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Mideast / Habib #290442

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 1983
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(Studio) United States envoy Philip Habib, following Cairo meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, said urging Syria to withdraw from Lebanon.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Cairo, Egypt) Mubarak noted openly demanding Syrian withdrawal from Lebanon; details of today's mtgs. discussed. Films shown. [HABIB - remains optimistic.] [Egyptian foreign minister Kamal Hassan ALI - agrees.] Lebanese envoy noted incld. in today's mtgs.; trade pact between Lebanon and Egypt said signed soon.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Beirut, Lebanon) Shiite Moslem community here, followers of Ayatollah Khomeini, noted opposed to Lebanese-Israeli troop withdrawal agreement; details of sheik's comments to congregation outlined. Syria noted dispatching special envoys to Arab capitals to explain its opposition to accords; current status of Israeli military presence here and Lebanon's effort to cope discussed.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Pintak, Larry;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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