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August 26, 1989 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Separate Soviet and West European delegations descended Friday on Beirut, reviving outside efforts to contain the explosive Lebanese conflict. The diplomatic offensive swept into a capital still ringing with threats over the deployment of a French naval force off Lebanon and tense from another night of Christian-Muslim firefights.
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August 26, 1989 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Separate Soviet and West European delegations descended Friday on Beirut, reviving outside efforts to contain the explosive Lebanese conflict. The diplomatic offensive swept into a capital still ringing with threats over the deployment of a French naval force off Lebanon and tense from another night of Christian-Muslim firefights.
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July 6, 1989 | MICHAEL PARKS and RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writers
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, expressing concern about the political crisis in Poland, said here Wednesday that the Soviet Union is ready to open a dialogue with the Solidarity movement and its leader, Lech Walesa.
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August 24, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Accusing the Bush Administration of taking a timid and unimaginative approach to Lebanon's escalating violence, Lebanese Ambassador Abdullah Bouhabib called on the United States and the Soviet Union on Wednesday to launch a joint diplomatic campaign to force the warring factions to accept a cease-fire. He urged the superpowers to back up peace-making appeals with the threat of economic sanctions against Syria and any other foreign powers contributing to the fighting.
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August 24, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Accusing the Bush Administration of taking a timid and unimaginative approach to Lebanon's escalating violence, Lebanese Ambassador Abdullah Bouhabib called on the United States and the Soviet Union on Wednesday to launch a joint diplomatic campaign to force the warring factions to accept a cease-fire. He urged the superpowers to back up peace-making appeals with the threat of economic sanctions against Syria and any other foreign powers contributing to the fighting.
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July 6, 1989 | MICHAEL PARKS and RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writers
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, expressing concern about the political crisis in Poland, said here Wednesday that the Soviet Union is ready to open a dialogue with the Solidarity movement and its leader, Lech Walesa.
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