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Lebanon #516852

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1981
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(Studio) Reagan administration's incring. concern over situation in Lebanon, include possible war between Syria and Israel, noted. Conflict there said conceivably endangering Camp David accords between Egypt and Israel. Details given. Assessment of situation by Secretary of State Alexander Haig, currently in Rome, Italy, quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Rome, Italy) Haig's purpose here, include opening arms limitation talks with USSR , outlined. His perception of Christian, Israeli, and Syrian demands detailed. [HAIG - thinks situation remains dangerous.] Concern over President Anwar Sadat's latest pronouncements on Lebanon discussed; apparent similar positions of Haig and Pope John Paul II with regard to Lebanon and arms control talks with Kremlin mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Arab military chiefs in Tunis reported threatening to take measures to support Syria; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Jamieson, Bob;
Kalb, Marvin

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