• Short Summary

    In South Lebanon, Christian militia continue to block the deployment of Lebanese Government forces in a strip near the border with Israel.

  • Description

    In South Lebanon, Christian militia continue to block the deployment of Lebanese Government forces in a strip near the border with Israel. The United Nations Under-Secretary General Mr. Brian Urquhart has been inspecting the situation following the failure of the Lebanese Government to establish its authority in the ???region.

    SYNOPSIS: United Nations troops replaced israeli units in South Lebanon to smooth the way for the Lebanese Army. But a Lebanese battalion moving towards the area was stopped by the Christian militia. Now the United Nations mandate is running out. After his inspection, Mr. Urquhart spoke to reporters.

    In Israel, members of the government's Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee have also discussed the stalemate. The Committee's chairman Mr. Moshe Arrens stated his attitude to the United Nations presence.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2TIZBI0D2PSKNWYXU6I8P6LHJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TIZBI0D2PSKNWYXU6I8P6LHJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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