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Mideast / Fighting / Jerusalem #6267

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1969
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(Studio) Israel and Egypt fight near Suez Canal. Reports conflict. Israel launches ground attack on 3 Egyptian outposts near Suez City. Israel solidifies hold on Jerusalem. Jordan wants United Nations to stop Israelis.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Jordan ambassador says Israel persecutes Arabs in Jerusalem. Jordan finds lots of support in security council Future of Holy City must be kept open. No diplomats approve of Israeli action. American Ambassador Charles Yost says US deplores what Israel doing.
REPORTER: John MacVane

(Studio) Israel not likely to be influenced by UN. Israel feels it's holding what was once its own.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Jerusalem) Neglect of Jewish quarter comes to end after 1967. Most work done by Arabs. Qtr. rises again.
REPORTER: Russell Jones

Jones, Russell;
MacVane, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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