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Habib begins a new effort to bring Lebanese pullout

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Linda Feldmann / June 28, 1983


US special envoy Philip Habib, embarking on a new diplomatic effort to get all foreign forces withdrawn from Lebanon, discussed with Israeli leaders Syria's refusal to evacuate its troops. A senior Israeli official said Mr. Habib and Prime Minister Menachem Begin examined ''alternative options'' should it become clear Syria's refusal was final. He did not elaborate.

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