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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 30, 1983, Tokyo, Japan I i 1 j a w no 7f s1 Pacific stars and stripes shia Joseph e Bullas 38th 272 250 an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and authorized personnel within the Pacific command september House oks Lebanon Deal Washington a the House approved president reagans pro posed War Powers Compromise with Congress by a 270161 vote wednes authorizing him to keep marines in Lebanon for As Long As 18 in approving the the House avoided a constitutional confrontation with the president Over interpretation of the 1973 War pow ers after speaker Thomas Oneill appealed for bipartisan action to help bring peace to Lebanon with the Aid of the the Resolution now goes to the Republican controlled which is expected to pass it Oneill told his fellow democrats who control the House that it is time to act in a bipartisan i ask you to act today to help the president bring peace and stability to the speaker acknowledging that Many House members believe 18 months is too Long to allow the marines to remain in Oneill said the Compro Mise measure is not a Blank As some have on the it establishes unprecedented restraints on the deployment and Mission of armed forces he it clearly limits the scope and role of forces in Lebanon so that the danger of a Vietnam Type escalation is the outcome of the House vote was foretold earlier when members Defeated a proposed amendment that would have required the president to invoke the 60day deadline for with drawing the marines under the War Powers or to assure Congress that a ceasefire was in effect and Progress was being made toward a political settlement of the lebanese civil soviets near ships in Kal search compiled from wire services while soviet ships moved their search for wreckage of the downed South korean Airliner toward a search area in the Northern sea of Japan the Federal aviation administration said effective it is reopening the flight route that the ill fated korean air lines flight 7 should have the route Over the Northern Pacific known on aviation charts As was closed a Day after the korean Boeing 747 with 269 people aboard was downed by soviet fighters after straying Over soviet the Faa operates a radio navigation Aid known As a Vor that can give course and distance information beamed from a Remote Island at the end of the Aleutian near the Start of the route Kal 7 was to have a similar Aid is used at the far end of the route near the Kal flight strayed Over soviet airspace for germans dismantle Booby traps on Border Berlin a East German soldiers have removed some of the Booby traps along the communist nations Frontier with West West German officials said the Interior ministry in Bonn said about Booby rap guns were removed at several locations along five Miles of the West German Border guard spokesmen in Hanover and Kassel confirmed West German television reports that East German troops had removed Booby traps from four locations along the North Ern and Middle sections of the 854mile the weapons Spray shrapnel when trip wires on the ground Are they Are part of East Germany elaborate Border barriers designed to prevent its residents from fleeing to the some West German officials in Hanover and Kassel said they Are suspicious of East Germany motive for removing the they said the Booby traps have been dismantled in the past for then but the Interior ministry in Bonn said it appeared that the East germans Are removing the Booby traps permanently and that communist see Page 10 hours before it was shot Down near Sakhalin it passed Over the Kamchatka the sea of okhotsk and Sakhalin Island before it was the japanese maritime safety Agency said the main Force of the soviet Fleet was diverted into Waters Northwest of Moderon near where specially equipped Navy vessels were searching for the planes most of the soviet ships conducted search operations Northeast of Moderon in the a spokesman the main Force of the soviet flotilla was sighted near the search bad weather hampered search but seven including the Dee sea sonar equipped tug Narragansett and the Survey ship were sighted in the the japanese spokesman nine soviet including a destroyer and a missile carrying were sighted near the american ships about 12 Miles Northwest of four other soviet ships remained in Waters far to the in president Yuri ending nearly a month of silence on his air forces destruction of the expressed regret at the loss of 269 lives but blamed the incident on the United the soviet leadership has expressed regret in connection with the human victims which resulted from this unprecedented criminal he he charged the responsibility for the deaths lies with those who masterminded and carried out the who literally on the following Day hastily pushed through the Congress Colos Sal military spending and Are now rubbing their hands with see Page 10 marines Cool off a group of marines cools off with a water West Lance Steve Hose at their base near Beirut Scott Lance James Singer of refreshes fellow and Mark marines from left Lance Tim Lebanon related Page up

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