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North-S. Yemen Conflict #503585

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1979
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(Studio) North-S. Yemen conflict updated. Saudi Arabia and President Carter's Mideast trip mentioned. United States military aid, include dispatch of USSR Constellation to North Yemen detailed. USSR denial of involvement in war reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Significance of Constellation noted. Mtg. between Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and USSR ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin with regard to Soviet involvement cited. US position in conflict examined. Fall of pro-W. government in Iran mentioned. US relationship with Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and Egypt-Israel peace negotiations seen as influencing United States reaction to conflict.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Brinkley, David;
Woodruff, Judy

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