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Syria-Jordan Rel. #63804

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 03, 1980
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(Studio) Possible easing of tension between Jordan and Syria announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Amman, Jordan) Mediation efforts of Saudi Arabian Prince Abdullah with Syrian President Hafez al-Assad and Jordan's King Hussein discussed; films shown.

(DC) Assessment of situation by United States intelligence sources reported; King Hussein said allegedly agreeing to Syrian conditions, include PLO. Details given. [Egyptian Vice President Hosni MUBARAK - comments.]
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) Syrian government news agency quoted; possible rationale for Syrian behavior noted centering on US. Possible reasons opposing belief that Syria will begin war with Jordan outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
McWethy, John

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