NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1976
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(Studio) Leader of biggest Christian militia says he's importing more weapons because more civil war inevitable unless radical leftists beaten. Moslem leader made similar remark Sunday
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Beirut, Lebanon) For years, Israel and Lebanon armies cooperated to restrain Palestine guerrillas. Lebanon now more pro-Arab and anti-Israel. [PLO spokesperson, Mahmoud Abu LEBDEH - says Lebanon can `t become confrontation state.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) wants respectability, so negotiations cam result in its people returning to Palestine. [Cabinet minister, GHASSAN TUENI - cites Israeli advantages to Lebanese fighting.] Border will be tense until cease-fire holds for certain.
REPORTER: David Burrington