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Lebanon #488688

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 15, 1976
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(Studio) Cease-fire and outside peace-keeping forces talked in Lebanon. Syrian activity in Lebanon noted. Syrian tanks now near Israel border. Libyan soldiers now arrive in Lebanon.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Beirut, Lebanon) Libyan soldiers under leftist protection enter Beirut. Peace said object, but is questionable due to previous support of left and Palestine allies, against Christians and now against Syrians. Threat of war expansion feared. Arab League idea of peace-keeping confused by conflicting interests of Arab countries.

(Studio) In DC, Defense Department notes move of 7-ship task force of United States fleet to eastern Mediterranean; near Lebanon. Yitzhak Rabin said aware of danger of Lebanon's losing its independence and falling under control of outsiders.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Lord, Bill

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