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Lebanon / Haig #71447

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 06, 1981
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(Studio) Continued intensification of Lebanon's civil war between Syrians and Christian militia in Beirut reported; details given, films shown. Militia said backed by Israel. Secretary of State Alexander Haig's concern over symbolism of Lebanon's civil war noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Amman, Jordan) Haig's meeting with Prime Min. Menahem Begin today discussed; films shown. [HAIG - condemns Syrian attacks on Christian militia in Lebanon.] His later arrival in Amman, Jordan, and meeting with King Hussein examined; general concern over possible outbreak of fighting between Israel and Syria considered.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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