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Lebanon / Troop Withdrawal #530312

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli foreign minister Yitzhak Shamir reported warning of Israel's suspension of troop withdrawal agreement with Lebanon if Syrians and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) don't leave region as well; Israel said sending more troops into Lebanon in response to buildup of Syrian and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) forces in Bekaa Valley.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Jerusalem, Israel) Incrd. Israeli military presence in region examined; films shown. Factors increasing tension in area outlined. Concern among north Israel residents over situation noted. [ISRAELIS - fear future fighting.] Kibbutzim along border said preparing for new outbreak of fighting. [Knesset member Ehud OLMERT - doesn't expect major military movement in Lebanon; thinks situation is psychological warfare.]
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Lebanon reported signing agreement with Israel by Friday.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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