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Habib briefs Lebanese on his Mideast mission

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Editied By Karla Vallance / December 9, 1981


US special presidential envoy Philip Habib left Beirut after meeting with Lebanese President Elias Sarkis on his mission to bring peace to the war-torn country.

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Government sources said Mr. Habib briefed the Lebanese head of state on his latest crisis tour of the Middle East, his fourth since the start of the Syrian-Israeli missile crisis in May. He visited Syria, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon.