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Syria / Lebanon / Occupation #43973

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 02, 1976
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(Studio) Lebanon relatively quiet as Syrian troops continue advance to Mediterranean. Israel watching situation but not getting involved. Moslem leader Kamal Jumblatt meets with Christian leaders
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner [AUDIO DIFFICULTY (5:00:00-5:00:20)] [VIDEO DIFFICULTY (5:00:00-5:00:50)]

(Bekaa Valley, Lebanon) Syrian troops have advanced 4 mile since 1st moving into Lebanon Tuesday Leftist and rightist leaders meet separately to consider Syrian advance. [JUMBLATT - believes United States gave approval for Syrian invasion.] 12,000 troops stationed in Bekaa Valley.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) ABC's John Scali reports Soviet Premier Kosygin believes United States and Syria collaborated with regard to Lebanon. Kosygin presently in Syria talking with President Assad. Kosygin rptdly. upset over Syria's actions.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Brown, Hilary;
Reasoner, Harry

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