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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) A new massacre in Syria reported.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The deteriorating situation in Syria examined; details given about criticism of U.N. envoy Kofi Annan’s diplomacy and the aid to Syria from Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin; scenes shown of bodies and a protest against Syrian President Bashir al-Assad. [MAN – comments.] [Syrian U.N. Ambassador Bashar JA’AFARI†, Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly CHURKIN†- blame the opposition for the violence.] [Presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY – says what’s happening is unacceptable.] [US U.N. Ambassador Susan RICE†- explains the administration’s stance on arming the rebels.]

Holt, Lester;
Mitchell, Andrea

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