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Iraq-United Nations Relations / Baghdad / Farrakhan #170590

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 30, 1997
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Likelihood that the United Nations will renew the deal allowing Iraq to sell oil for food and medicine reported.

(Baghdad: Gillian Findlay) The anti-American mood in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Baghdad, where the people are blaming economic sanctions for the death of children. [Iraqi MAN - blames the US, not President Saddam Hussein.] The United States view that sanctions will end when the United Nations determines there are no more biological and chemical weapons noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Statement from Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan that the US, not Iraq, is to blame reported. [US ambassador to the United Nations Bill RICHARDSON - says Farrakhan cannot visit Iraq.] [FARRAKHAN - responds.]

Findlay, Gillian;
Simpson, Carole

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