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Middle East / Obama Visit #1047662

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 22, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Amman: Chuck Todd) President Obama’s talks with King Abdullah of Jordan during his Middle East trip reviewed; scenes shown of Obama being welcomed by camels and bagpipes in Turkey and visiting the Yad Vashem†† Holocaust memorial and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem; details given of Jordan’s concern about the flood of refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria. [OBAMA – responds to a question about US military involvement in Syria.] Obama’s arrangement of a phone call between Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Erdogan†† and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who apologized for the deaths of 9 Turkish citizens during an Israeli raid in 2010 noted.

Williams, Brian;
Todd, Chuck

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