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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Tel Aviv: Richard Engel) The response of the international community to last week’s massacre in Houla, Syria examined; scenes shown of a demonstration in Damascus, U.N. peace envoy Kofi Annan with Syrian President Bashir al-Assad, fighting, bodies; details given about the expulsion of Syrian diplomats. [ANNAN – says the Syrian people do not want bloodshed and division.] [U.N. spokesperson Rupert COLVILLE†- comments on the house-to-house executions in Houla.] [State Department spokesperson Victoria NULAND†, Australian Foreign Minister Bob CARR†- comment on the expulsions.] The accusation that Iran is aiding the pro-Assad shabiha†† militia noted.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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