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US-Saudi Relations / Haig Resignation #524351

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 27, 1982
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(Studio) King Fahd, as reported by London Sunday "Times", said not pleased with US response to Israel's invasion of Lebanon. Negotiations between Fahd, PLO chairperson Yasir Arafat and national security adviser William Clark thought partially responsible for secretary State Alexander Haig's resignation. Details given. Timing of cease-fire in Beirut, accding to "Times" in relation to Haig's resignation noted; Arafat quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Secretary of State-designate George Shultz's preparations for assuming post examined; his meeting with Haig mentioned. Haig's concern over Lebanon crisis explained; Saudi warning of possible oil embargo due to Israeli invasion considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Role played by William Clark in changeover from Haig to Shultz noted.

(DC) Clark's role in administration examined; Clark recalled replacing Richard Allen. [CLARK - views post from presidential perspective.] [Edwin MEESE - denies Clark formulates foreign policy.] Meese and Michael Deaver recalled once working for Clark.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) "Pravda's" comments on Haig's resignation outlined.

Hart, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Mudd, Roger

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