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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Rome, Italy: Mark Phillips) Pope John Paul II's historic visit to city's main synagogue featured; scenes shown. Pontiff said trying to underscore Vatican II statement; details given. [Italian-Jewish Council spokesperson Tullia ZEVI - hopes visit will ease anti-Semitism.] Pope's remarks quoted, outlined. History of city's Jewish community reviewed; chief rabbi Elio Toaff quoted.
(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Muammar el-Kadhafi reported claiming Americans in Libya have been moved to possible targets of United States military action; details given. No. Americans believed in Libya mentioned; scenes shown. Syria's pledge to support Libya against any United States attack discussed.
(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Common Mkt. foreign mins. said expected to announce united position against terrorism in wake of growing evidence of Libyan involvement in recent terrorist attacks in Europe.
(DC: Jacqueline Adams) Dipl. maneuverings aimed at greater allied cooperation against terrorism examined; Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone's discussion of issue during United States visit with President Reagan cited as example Scenes shown. United States envoy Vernon Walters' mtgs. with French Prime Min. Jacques Chirac and West German foreign minister described. [Courtesy "Face the Nation", deputy secretary state John WHITEHEAD - notes President will decide on possible military retaliation.] [Senator Richard LUGAR - cites scheduled White House meeting on issue.] Secretary of State George Shultz's alleged statement to Lugar mentioned.
(DC: Chris Kelley) Walters said discussing evidence of Libya's link to recent terrorist incidents with European allies; evidence said basis of England's decision to allow United States to launch any raids against Libya from bases there. Status of United States military presence in region described. [Former defense secretary Harold BROWN - cites pressure on administration for military action.] [Jeane KIRKPATRICK - supports military retaliation.]