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Shultz / Mideast Trip #530828

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 06, 1983
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz reported successful in getting Israeli agreement on troop withdrawal from Lebanon; President Reagan noted phoning his congratulations from Arizona.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Jerusalem, Israel) Significance of Shultz's success noted. [SHULTZ - is pleased with Prime Min. Menahem Begin's and cabinet's acceptance of agreement.] Details of withdrawal plan outlined on screen, discussed; issue of Major Saad Haddad's role in region considered. [Cabinet secretary Dan MERIDOR - notes cabinet's reservations on some issues.] Shultz said beginning negotiations soon with Syrians.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Syria said warning Lebanon against accepting plan; reaction of Lebanese President Amin Gemayel reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Fletcher, Martin;
Mudd, Roger

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