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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #78880

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 30, 1982
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(Studio) PLO, Israelis, Syrians, Lebanese, Saudis and Egyptians reported having new plan proposed by United States for solution to Israeli invasion of Lebanon.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) United States proposal, relayed `by Secretary of State Alexander Haig to United States envoy Philip Habib, examined; details outlined on screen. [State Department spokesperson Dean FISCHER - notes risk run if PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) doesn't accept plan.] Anticipated timetable for discussions in terms of Haig's resignation as Secretary of State mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Israel said giving PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) time to negotiate with United States on their withdrawal from west Beirut; Habib quoted. Outstanding issues considered.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Cabinet's continued discussion on situation noted; films shown. Fin. and human costs of war so far outlined on screen; issue of pol. presence of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) considered.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) President Reagan reported sending message to Egyptian President Mosni Mubarak, pledging continued United States efforts to solve Lebanese crisis.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Brown, Hilary;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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