NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 1984
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(Studio) Britain's deportation of Libyan student believed involved in covert activity reported; severing of British-Libyan diplomatic relations yesterday recalled. Killer of London police ofr. presumed among those allowed to leave Libyan embassy and England by Sunday deadline for deportation.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(London, England) Police and public reaction to deportation of Libyans examined; films shown. [MAN - relates government orders.] [PEOPLE - criticize government decision allowing murderer to leave.] Letter from police headquarters urging force's continued public support of government despite private emotional response quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Henry Champ
(Tripoli, Libya) Reaction here to severance of diplomatic relations examined; offer of cooperation with IRA (Irish Republican Army) for attacks on England noted. British ambassador Oliver Miles' efforts to coordinate evacuation of British government workers noted. [British NTL. - explains decision to remain.]
REPORTER: Keith Miller
(Studio) Libyan foreign ministry reported claiming British ntls. remaining in Libya will be safe.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
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