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US bans flights to Lebanon

Title
US bans flights to Lebanon
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:02:12
Description
Andrew Manderstam reports on the US embargo on all commercial and cargo flights by Middle East Airlines to Beirut following the terrorist activities and hostages taken in the region and them urging allies to do the same. With comment from US Secretary of State George Shultz.
Contributors
Andrew Manderstam; George Shultz
Keywords
USA; Civil aviation; Airports; Terrorism; UK; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Freight transport; Middle East Airlines

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