The renewed fighting in Lebanon's 17 month-old civil war. Syrian and right-wing forces have launched?
GV EXTERIOR United Nations headquarters, New York
SCU PLO observer, Zehdi Terzi, speaking to reporters in Arabic
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Background: The renewed fighting in Lebanon's 17 month-old civil war. Syrian and right-wing forces have launched a major offensive against the leftist and Palestinian alliance in the mountains to the east of the capital, Beirut. But the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) observer at the United Nations said on Tuesday (28 September) that the left-wing alliance would repel the attack.
SYNOPSIS: The PLO's chief observer at the United Nations, Zehdi Terzi, was asked by reporters about the offensive against the Palestinians in Lebanon.