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Haiti / United States Mission #156062

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 26, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Brit Hume) Decision by President Clinton to eliminate the economic sanctions against Haiti featured. [Before the UN, CLINTON - says the United States will suspend unilateral sanctions.] The administration's concerns about a United Nations vote on sanctions and a House vote to propose a deadline for the withdrawal of United States troops noted. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - opposes deadlines.] Refugees shown leaving Guantanamo Bay to return to Haiti.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Perry that the United States military will continue to use its weapons to defend Haitian civilians noted.

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) Law and order from the United States Marines occupying Haiti featured; scenes shown of a crowd parading a civilian gunman through the streets of Cap Haitien, Haiti, and of United States soldiers trying to control the crowds. [HAITIAN - (thru translator) comments.] [US ambassador to Haiti William SWING - cites the potential for violence.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on the public's view of Clinton Haiti's policy and his overall rating cited.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda

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