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London / Libyan Embassy Siege #89597

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 1984
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(Studio) British deportation of Libyan student in connection with recent murder of London police ofr. reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) British police reported devising secret plan for searching, determining diplomatic status and deporting those Libyans currently hiding in Libyan embassy here. [Voice of LIBYAN - is pleased to leave, but not happy with British government; remarks transcribed on screen.] [PEOPLE - want ofr.'s killer apprehended.] Possible problems occurring with deportation listed.

(Tripoli, Libya) Govt. press here said claiming Libyan forces will begin cooperating with IRA (Irish Republican Army) against Britons; details given. [British ambassador Oliver MILES - claims Libyan foreign minister welcomes British ntls. in Libya.] [BRITON - denies any problems.] [MILES - regrets leaving post in this manner.] Italian embassy thought acting as monitor of British ints. here once formal ties are severed.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don;
Lee, Mike

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