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Lebanon / Israeli Involvement #516492

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 29, 1981
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(Studio) Israeli air strikes on Palestinian bases in south Lebanon, followed by Palestinian counterattack reported; fighting between Lebanese Christians and Syrian Moslems noted continuing. Syrians said allegedly strengthening their defense against Israeli air attacks.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) United States concern over possiblity of heavy Israeli involvement in Lebanon fighting examined; basis of State Department's concern outlined. [Department spokesperson Dean FISCHER - claims United States has given go-ahead to Israel for military actions in Lebanon.] Secretary of State Alexander Haig reported estb. task force to monitor crisis. [HAIG - says situation is being followed.] USSR reported asked to use its influence with Syria to ease tension.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin

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