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Lebanon #295318

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 12, 1984
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(Studio) Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes and Syrian official both reported commenting favorably on idea of United Nations troops policing Beirut, Lebanon.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's goal for withdrawal of Marines from Lebanon outlined. [Courtesy NBC, WEINBERGER - denies United States has failed in Lebanon.] Details of peace proposals brokered by Syria and France outlined on screen, discussed; implications for Israel and President Amin Gemayel noted. [Syrian information minister Farouk Al-SHARAA - claims May 17th agreement between Gemayel and Israel must be dropped.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", undersecretary state Lawrence EAGLEBURGER - claims President Hafez al-Assad and Abdel Halim Khaddam are using May 17th agreement as excuse.] Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir mentioned. Issue of United Nations occupation considered.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Dean, Morton;
Lynch, Bill

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