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United States / Israel / Golan Heights #514593

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 1981
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(Studio) Strategic agreement with Israel reported suspended by United States as response to Israel's annexation of Golan Heights. United States vote in United Nations terming annexation illegal noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [State Department spokesperson Dean FISCHER - announces suspension of agreement.] Some economy agreements said also suspended. Israeli military build-up near Syrian and Lebanon borders said of concern. Possible Israeli strike against those countries said feared despite Israeli denial. Secretary State Alexander Haig said furious with Israel, especially for acting at time of Polish crisis.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Israel's officials said unhappy with United States action.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Golan Heights) Scenes shown. Spokesperson for Ariel Sharon quoted re: suspension and distrust of US. Israelis said claiming strategic cooperation did not apply in Golan Heights situation. Celebration re: annexation held by Golan Heights Israeli settlers shown; details reported [RESIDENT - expects trouble with Syria.] Arab strike in protest of annexation reported continuing. [Arab RESIDENT - criticizes Israel.] Life said hard on Golan Heights at best.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent

(Studio) Israel cabinet said to consider United States suspension of agreement next week Difficulties in reaching the agreement recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
Kent, Arthur
Duration:
00:04:00

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