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US-Iraq Relations / Standoff #170420

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Agreement by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to allow United Nations weapons inspectors to return reported.

(White House: John Donvan) The continued United States military buildup while diplomacy continues featured; details given of the Russian plan that would halt U-2 reconnaissance flights and lift economic sanctions. [CLINTON - wonders if Saddam will comply.] [US ambassador to the United Nations Bill RICHARDSON - denies concessions.] [National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - states the US position.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The agenda for United Nations weapons inspectors reviewed; details given of their concern about the fermenters that could be used to create biological weapons. [Chief United Nations weapons inspector Richard BUTLER - comments on the job.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Amman: Sheila MacVicar) The view from Iraq featured; details given of Saddam's government's spin on the crisis. [Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq AZIZ - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:06:00

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