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Zaire / Refugees / Aid Mission #163527

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Conditional response from the United States to participate in an international military force led by Canada to help aid refugees in Zaire featured. [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - says the US will take part in a limited fashion only.] President Clinton's administration's desire not to repeat the negative experience in Somalia noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Kigali, Rwanda: Deborah Wang) The problems facing an international force to help the refugees in Zaire discussed; scenes shown of today's food riot in Goma.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Pope John Paul II at the UN- sponsored world food summit in Rome about the need to get food aid to the refugees noted.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Wang, Deborah

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