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Lebanon / Israel-Syria Relations #290819

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin's efforts to ease tensions with Syria in Lebanon outlined; films shown. Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, mtg. in Libya with Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi, noted claiming Israel's troop withdrawal agreement with Lebanon is in its death stage; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Syria said transferring 3 terrorist training camps from Syria to Lebanon's Bekaa Valley; implications for region's unrest considered. Details outlined on screen. USSR thought cautioning Syrians from attacking multi-national force there; Israeli troops and Lebanese officials said target of terrorists. Syria's rejection of Secretary of State George Shultz's peace efforts last month recalled; hope for successful Saudi Arabian pressure on Syria considered. Details of alleged Saudi offer to Syrian President Hafez al-Assad outlined on screen. Israeli defense min. Moshe Arens mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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