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Lebanon / Haig's Mideast Trip #516570

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 06, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's assessment of new outbreak of fighting in Lebanon noted include claim that USSR encouraged it as means of diverting attention from Poland; Haig quoted with regard to possible link between his Mideast tour and Lebanon's war.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Amman, Jordan) Concern over possible involvement of Israel in Lebanon's war between Syrian forces and Christian militia outlined; films shown. [HAIG - warns against USSR global strategy; mentions Afghanistan.] Israel's Prime Min. Menahem Begin mentioned, shown. Haig's meeting with Jordan's King Hussein over Poland, Lebanon, USSR and Palestinian question discussed.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Bernard

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