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Lebanon #71476

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Fighting between Syrian forces and Israeli-backed Christian militia in Lebanon reported spreading; Secretary of State Alexander Haig noted meeting during Jordan visit today with United States ambs. to Syria and Lebanon with regard to situation. Films shown. Jordanian reaction to Haig's claim that USSR is responsible for region's turmoil noted involving counterattack on Israel.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) Haig's arrival here and issues to be discussed examined; details outlined on screen. Importance of US-Saudi relationship noted; issue of United States sales of AWACS to Saudi Arabia, opposed by Israel, considered. Iran-Iraq war mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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