• Short Summary

    The United Nations Security Council approved a United States resolution on Sunday (19 March) calling for the immediate withdrawal of Israeli troops from Lebanon and the establishment of a 4,000-man peacekeeping force to take up posts in the Israeli-occupied area.

  • Description

    The United Nations Security Council approved a United States resolution on Sunday (19 March) calling for the immediate withdrawal of Israeli troops from Lebanon and the establishment of a 4,000-man peacekeeping force to take up posts in the Israeli-occupied area. During the debate Lebanese Ambassador Ghassan Tunei asked for the quickest possible action to bring about the end of fighting and occupation. And Israeli Ambassador Chaim Herzog told the Council his country was ready to enter into immediate discussions to bring about the return of Lebanese sovereignty in the area. He also condemned Palestinian guerrilla activities.

    SYNOPSIS: Chairman of the meeting, British Ambassador Ivor Richard, then called for votes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA928T2C46IHN7ZVALC5V1S3XFM
    Media URN:
    VLVA928T2C46IHN7ZVALC5V1S3XFM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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