• Short Summary

    In jerusalem the Israeli Prime Minister, Mr Menachem Begin, has disclosed for the first time, that his country has been giving active military support for Lebanese Christians in their fight against the Palestinians.

  • Description

    In jerusalem the Israeli Prime Minister, Mr Menachem Begin, has disclosed for the first time, that his country has been giving active military support for Lebanese Christians in their fight against the Palestinians. Mr Begin told 100 fund raisers from the United States on Monday (8 August) that Israeli gunners have been firing over the Lebanese border in support of the Christian forces. The disclosures come on the eve of a visit by the American Secretary of State, Cyrus Vance. Mr Begin has been meeting with the Cabinet in preparation for the visit and stressed again his refusal to negotiate with the Palestinian Liberation Organisation. NBC's Jonathan Border reports.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD3NMPAP7PCVMG6OY77OF4FGVL
    Media URN:
    VLVAD3NMPAP7PCVMG6OY77OF4FGVL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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