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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Hostage families finally find listening ear In talks Tuesday with Reagan administration officials J P c Levin and members of Say and relatives of other kidnap victims urged the administration to take im mediate steps to secure their Our frustration level had just about reached the eruption Say said after meeting with Robert head of the State Departments counterterrorism I think the families finally felt that somebodys finally felt that somebody listening to Following a news conference on the plight of the Say and the other relatives met in closed door discussions with lawmakers and other administration The State Department subsequently issued a written statement quoting Oakley as having told the familes I realize that the absence of visible progress toward the release of the seven Americans can easily be construed as an absence of effort on our The only satisfactory evidence that a serious effort is being made of the return of the But I can assure you that there is a constant effort at all levels of the Say is the sister of Terry a correspon dent for The Associated a native of and a former resident of was kidnapped in west Beirut in Say said the group hopes to meet with Vice President George Bush on Thursday and persuade him to head a committee to focus on the Jeremy a Cable News Network correspondent who escaped after being held in Lebanon for nearly a said the kidnappers are demanding the release of 17 Arabs being held in Kuwait for the 1984 bombings of the American and French Flight hijacking and these men will continue to as I in squalid solitary locked away in a dark wrists secured to the wall with a chain too short to permit Oakley said one difficulty has been the captors un willingness to identify themselves or enter into any meaningful Our policy toward giving in to such terrorist black mail remains Oakley said in the We will not and cannot give in to such demands or encourage any other governments to do The New York Times reported today that most of the seven hostages were believed captives of a family of Shiite Moslem fundamentalists seeking the release of a relative being held in The relative of the Shiite family is among the 17 men being held in Kuwait in connection with the embassy according to unidentified hostage family members and unidentified sources in Lebanon cited by the Time The Shiite family has been identified as the Musawi clan of the Baalbek in the Bekaa valley in eastern Time The six remaining hostages besides Anderson include a political officer at the Embassy in Beirut the Benjamin a Presbyterian minister Peter a librarian at the American University of Beirut Lawrence Martin Jenco David manager of the American University of Beirut Hospital and Thomas the dean of American University of Beiruts school of New July 3A Countries reach airspace pact AP The likellhoctd of an aircraft straying into Soviet airspace will be decreased under a preliminary agreemefit between the United Japan and the Soviet the Transportation Department The pact announced Tuesday calls for establishing a radio link to better monitor commercial air planes crossing the north Pacific The agreement is aimed at preventing a recurrence of the tragic shooting down of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 when the jumbo jet penetrated Soviet airspace in September The agreement was tentatively approved Monday in said Transportation Secretary Elizabeth It would set up a special com munications network linking air traffic control centers in Tokyo and with Soviet air traffic controllers in in announcing the said it was an en couraging step toward enhan cement of the safety of civil air trafic in the North Pacific The communications line would be used if any civilian airliner had trouble or got off course in the northern Pacific area and headed into Soviet officials and Japanese controllers do not have the capability to monitor aircraft all the way across the but the planes could be tracked with cooperation from the Soviet officials have The Federal Aviation Ad ministration said its air traffic controllers in Anchorage lost contact with the KAL flight long before it was shot down by a Soviet jet fighter killing all 269 people The Soviets have claimed that the which was several hundred miles off course and flew for five hours in Soviet was on a spy Most western aviation and government experts have said it probably strayed so far off course due to erroneous programming of its onboard No definitive explanation of the planes route variation has Marshals set for flight duty nATl A O iA n mi DALLAS AP The Federal Aviation Administration says the first federal air marshals to be assigned regularly to highrisk in ternational nights in more than three years will report within two weeks for training and Federal law enforcement agencies including the Secret Service and Bureau of Tobacco and Firearms will provide the initial group of air said FAA spokesman Fred The FAA is recruiting outside of the government for air marshals who will be trained and eventually will replace the federal agents as fulltime employees of the Farrar told The Dallas Morning He said the recruiting program began July but declined to list the number of agents or marshals being The use of federal agents is an interim measure until the Cihers are trained to take their said I cant tell you how long thats going to Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole announced plans to increase the force of federal air marshals in late June while 39 American hostages from hijacked TWA Flight 847 were being held in Farrar said agents would be called to duty in less than two weeks and will undergo some training before being assigned to He said air marshals been employed by the FAA in one form or another since a series of hijackings in the early Your ticket to a great High marketbased interest Taxsaving features Guaranteed earnings No risk Buy Savings Bonds Curtis Car bomb injures soldiers The fuse is lit for explosive for a dynamite deafquantities ai AP A suicide bomber detonated his ex plosiveladen car near an Israeli patrol in the southern Lebanese town of Arnoun and a witness said three soldiers and five Lebanese were an Israeli army Statement said two soldiers were slightly wounded in the attack and taken to a It said they were part of a patrol to prevent terrorist activities in the security zone north of the Israeli Israeli military sources who spoke on condition of anonymity said preliminary reports indicated that the driver and one other Lebanese were killed in the There was no way immediately to reconcile the conflicting casualty and no claim of responsibilty for the A official said peacekeeping soldiers heard an explosion in the area of Arnoun followed by heavy machine gun Journalists based in the market town of Nabatiyeh near Arnoun said the explosion occurred at 8 at the public square facing Husseinieh One injured who was rushed from Arnoun to the 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