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Libya / United Nations / Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing / Syria #343579

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 31, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) United Nations Security Council vote to impose economic sanctions unless Libya surrenders suspected terrorists featured; April 1986 scenes shown of the aftermath of the United States bombing raid on Tripoli, Libya; provisions of sanctions listed. [Libyan UN ambassador Ali el-HOUDERI - (thru translator) comments.] [Center for Strategic and International Studies Henry SCHULER - comments on sanctions.] Criticisms that President Bush's administration has overlooked reports that Syria was also involved in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 noted; December 1988 scenes of the plane's wreckage shown. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - denies evidence of Syrian involvement.] State Department concern about reports that Westerners are not being allowed to leave Libya and its urging that all Americans leave there immediately reported.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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