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Lebanon #296188

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1984
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(Studio) Lebanon reported notifying Israel of its intentions to renounce troop withdrawal agreement.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Damascus, Syria) French foreign minister Claude Cheysson and President Amin Gemayel report discussing France's decision to withdraw remaining troops from Lebanon; Gemayel's progress toward Saudi-mediated, Syrian-dictated peace plan discussed. Continue negotiations between Syrian foreign minister Abdel Halim Khaddam and Lebanese counterpart Elie Salam to discuss procedure for annulling May 17th Lebanon-Israel agreement noted. [SALAM - is optimistic.] Possibility of reconciliation talks resuming in Switzerland this week considered; ultimatum issued Gemayel yesterday by Druse leader Walid Jumblatt mentioned. Jumblatt and Shiite leader Nabih Berri noted still calling for Gemayel's ouster; details given. Syrian President Hafez al-Assad mentioned.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Dean, Morton;
Teichner, Martha

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