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Syria-Jordan Rel. #63636

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 1980
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(Studio) Possibility that Jordan and Syria will hold talks to ease current tension along their border reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Emergency military supplies said being readied for immediate shipment to Jordan's King Hussein; details given, films shown. President Carter's final decision on equipment and relocation of John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier discussed; details outlined on screen.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Amman, Jordan) Jordan's need for various military equipment examined; USSR - Syria friendship treaty recalled. Current status on Syrian-Jordanian border noted; Saudi Arabian Prince Abdel Aziz reported continuing his efforts to mediate crisis by arriving here with latest views of Syrian President Hafez al-Assad. Details given.

(Studio) Jordan said denying reports that King Hussein had accepted Assad's demands.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Robinson, Max;
Scali, John

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