Lebanese Prime Minister Selim al-Hoss met the five Ministers responsible for implementing the Beiteddin Summit resolutions on Tuesday (24 October).
CU Colonel Sami Khatib, Commander of the Arab Peacekeeping Force interviewed in Arabic after leaving meeting with Prime Minister.
SV Prime Minister Selim al-Hoss and officials.
SCU Meeting in progress.
CU Beiteddin Summit resolutions on desk.
SV Prime Minister and officials.
The five-man committee continues to meet and try and work out detailed plans to resolve Lebanon's prolonged crisis. They are expected to submit proposals based on resolutions adopted at the Beiteddin conference, the main one being to prevent renewed fighting, by the replacement of the Syrian troops with the Saudi troops. But in the areas still controlled by the Syrian members of the ADF, clashes have occurred and the right-wing Falangist radio reported seven Syrian soldiers were killed on Tuesday (24 October).
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Background: Lebanese Prime Minister Selim al-Hoss met the five Ministers responsible for implementing the Beiteddin Summit resolutions on Tuesday (24 October). The resolutions to defuse the situation between Syrian components of the Arav peacekeeping force and the Christian militia were made at a three day conference of Arab Foreign Ministers, held at the Beiteddin Palace near Beirut, last week (15, 16, 17 October). The Sudanese Commander of the Arab Peacekeeping force Colonel Sami Khatib also had a meeting with the Prime Minister about the implementation of the resolutions. He spoke to newsmen afterwards.
SYNOPSIS: Prime Minister Hoss and the ministers in charge of seeing the resolutions carried through, discussed the progress of the handover of Syrian troop positions to Saudi troops, which began on Friday (20 October). But during the meeting, clashes between Syrian troops and Christian militiamen occurred in an Eastern Suburb of Beirut.