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Middle East / Drug Trafficking #344749

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1992
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(Negev Desert: Allen Pizzey) Israeli accusations that Syrians are responsible for drug smuggling into Israel featured; scenes shown of drug bust in Negev Desert, Israel. [Israeli police Yacov SHAHAK - says you can't make a move without Syrians.] Route of drugs from Bekka Valley, Lebanon, to Israel illustrated. Travel permits of alleged drug traffickers which were signed by Syrian defense minister Mustafa Tlas and security chief Razi Kanan shown. [Israeli police Major General Rafi PERED - comments on amount Tlas earns for signing permits.] Gamma television video of Middle East drugs shown. [Former DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) administrator Robert STUTMAN - asks what happened to United States pressure on Syria with regard to drugs.]

Pizzey, Allen;
Zahn, Paula

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