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Iraq / Weapons Inspections #170505

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 26, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Gillian Findlay) Invitation from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for the world to visit suspected "sensitive" weapons sites featured; the statement inviting members of the United Nations special commission and the United Nations Security Council quoted. [Iraqi Presidential adviser General Amer al-SAADI - denies there is any VX gas in Iraq.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The reaction of President Clinton's administration to the latest invitation to Iraq's palaces featured; details given of the United States military buildup in the Persian Gulf. [US Central Command General Anthony ZINNI - comments on the targets in Iraq; criticizes Saddam's use of human shields.] The likelihood of the United States accepting Saddam's invitation discussed.

Findlay, Gillian;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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