• Short Summary

    ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER, MENACHEM BEGAN, SAID YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) THAT ISRAEL WOULD CONTINUE TO AID THE MARONITE CHRISTIAN MINORITY IN SOUTHERN LEBANON.

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    ACTIVITY ON THE LEBANESE SIDE OF THE BOARDER: BEGIN AND DEFENCE MINISTER WEIZMAN AND OTHERS ARRIVING: BEGIN AND WEIZMAN TALKING TO PEOPLE: BEGIN (SPEAKING IN ENGLISH) TO NEWSMEN, SAYING LEBANESE CHRISTIANS ARE AN ISLAND IN A SEA OF ENEMIES AND ISRAEL WILL NOT LET THEM DOWN..ASKED TO COMMENT ON LACK OF PROGRESS IN THE VANCE TALKS,HE SAYS THAT HE HOPES DISCUSSIONS IN ISRAEL WILL HELP MOMENTUM TOWARDS PEACE..ALSO SAYS THAT IT IS A PITY THAT SOME OF THE ARAB COUNTRIES DID NOT WANT TO HOLD TALKS AT FOREIGN MINISTER LEVEL BEFORE GENEVA...SAYS ISRAEL WAS READY TO NEGOTIATE ANYWHERE.




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    Background: ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER, MENACHEM BEGAN, SAID YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) THAT ISRAEL WOULD CONTINUE TO AID THE MARONITE CHRISTIAN MINORITY IN SOUTHERN LEBANON. HE WAS SPEAKING TO NEWSMEN DURING A TOUR OF THE ISRAEL-LEBANESE BORDER AREA. QUESTIONED ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF THE GENEVA PEACE CONFERENCE BEING RECONVENED, MR BEGIN SAID HE REGRETTED THE STAND TAKEN BY SYRIA AND JORDAN AGAINST THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WORKING GROUPS OF FOREIGN MINISTERS IN NEW YORK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5NC2HSIUHDAB6YJ7HXAHELWTI
    Media URN:
    VLVA5NC2HSIUHDAB6YJ7HXAHELWTI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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