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Egypt-Cyprus Relations #52717

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 21, 1978
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(Studio) Statements of Egyptian general who ordered commando attack on hijacked plane in Cyprus quoted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Report on gun battle on Sunday between Cypriot and Egyptian forces at Larnaca airport; film shown. Criticism of commandos by Arab opponents of President Sadat. Diplomatic repercussions of incident detailed. Cyprus President Spyros Kyprianou's statements cited. [KYPRIANOU - says Cyprus has own problems and best thing Arabs can do, for selves and relations with Cyprus, is to let Cyprus out of their internal conflicts.]
REPORTER: Jerry King

King, Jerry;
Reasoner, Harry

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