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Palestinian Terrorist Action / Egypt-Cyprus Relations #52696

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 1978
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(Studio) Egypt's break in relations with Cyprus after Sunday's shootout at Cypriot airport noted. Report on attempted Egyptian commando raid on terrorist-held plane, in which commandos fought with Cypriot forces.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Cyprus) Details of commando raid and fight with Cypriot national guard given; reporter notes own witnessing of incident. Audio tape of reporter's description of fighting played. Photos shown. President Sadat mentioned.
REPORTER: Jerry King Artist: Bill Lignante

(Studio) Cyprus claim of ignorance of Egyptian intentions and Egypt's claims that Cypriots were told reported Film shown. [Egyptian information minister Abdel Moneim EL SAWI - states that Cypriots were informed of Egyptian plan to send help to free hostages.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Israel Prime Min. Begin's statements about incident quoted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

King, Jerry;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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