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Lebanon / Troop Withdrawal #530354

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1983
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(Studio) Israel noted refusing to withdraw troops from Lebanon until Syria leaves; Syria's continuing rejection of withdrawal agreement between Israel and Lebanon mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Damascus, Syria) President Hafez al-Assad's meeting with Lebanese foreign minister Elie Salem to reject agreement noted; basis of his rejection outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) Former Israeli defense minister Ariel Sharon's claim that PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) is moving back into Beirut region and his prediction that United States Marines will soon come under attack noted; Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's warning to USSR or its proxies in Syria regarding conflict in region outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Paul

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