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Lebanon Crisis #516960

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 24, 1981
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported claiming that USSR advisers are accompanying Syrian troops into Lebanon; Begin and United States negotiator Philip Habib said awaiting word from Saudi Arabia on new peace initiative. Details given.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Habib's continued mtgs. with Begin and apparent role played by Saudis outlined; films shown. [BEGIN - says Habib will receive word from Saudi Arabia as soon as decision is made.] Uniden. cabinet member quoted with regard to Saudi Arabia becoming a sub-negotiator in situation; Habib said possibly meeting with Begin again tomorrow.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent

(Studio) USSR army newspaper warning with regard to new Arab-Israeli war reported; details given. President Leonid Brezhnev noted calling for international conference on Lebanon crisis.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

Kent, Arthur;
Pauley, Jane

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