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Mideast Developments #498071

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 27, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. Palestinian shelling of Israeli positions in south Lebanon, despite official cease-fire, reported Israeli defense minister's promise of retaliation if shelling not halted noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Tyre, Lebanon) Mvt. of French members of United Nations peacekeeping troops into area s. of Tyre and north of Litani River reported; troops' concerns with Palestinians vows of continued fighting stated. Lebanese civilian movement back into Israeli-occupied villages described. Israeli preparations for contd. fighting detailed. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) checks on travelers north of United Nations position noted. Situation in Tyre cited and United Nations troops' upcoming decision with regard to Palestinian presence in Tyre, as well as Israeli reaction to decision, examined.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Report from Jerusalem noted that defense minister Weizman may be sent to Egypt to attempt resumption of peace talks.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John

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