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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #524129

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1982
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(Studio) Continue fighting on outskirts of Beirut between PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Israeli troops reported; defense minister Ariel Sharon reported stating that Israel won's enter city. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) said allegedly ready for cease-fire if United States mediates negotiations.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Beirut, Lebanon) Status of war here examined; films shown. Envoy Philip Habib noted continuing mtgs. with Lebanese leaders in effort to prevent attack on west Beirut. [Former prime minister Saeb SALAM - thinks any Israeli invasion of Beirut will be with United States go-ahead.] No. Palestinians remaining in city mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) High-ranking USSR general reported in Damascus, Syria, to evaluate poor performance of USSR weapons used by Syrians.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Performance of Soviet weapons used by Syria examined in detail. Technological capability of Israelis noted.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent

(Studio) President Reagan and Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported agreeing to meet Monday; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Kent, Arthur;
Mallory, Steve;
Mudd, Roger

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