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- Mideast / Lebanon Israeli Raid / Sadat-Begin Summit #517052

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 28, 1981
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(Studio) Israeli air raid near Beirut, Lebanon, on stronghold of Palestinian terrorists, reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israeli attack on Damour examined; films shown. Israel's claim of missiles in region being manned by Libyan troops discussed.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's remarks that strike is not related to current dispute with Syria over its missiles in Lebanon noted. [BEGIN - comments; says Syria did not interfere in today's raid.] Begin said holding Sinai summit next month with President Anwar Sadat re: Lebanon crisis and other issues; Sadat noted publicly supporting Begin in missile crisis. Begin reported inviting Jordan's King Hussein to use canal between Dead Sea and Israeli seaports; details given.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent

(Studio) Concern by some over Sadat's meeting with Begin considered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kent, Arthur;
Mallory, Steve

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