ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 13, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Seoul: Mark Litke) The defection of high-level North Korean official Hwang Jang Yop and South Korea's concern about what will happen next featured; Hwang's letter about his defection and the situation in North Korea quoted. China's worry about being trapped between North Korea and its new trading partner South Korea mentioned.
(Studio: Peter Jennings; Pentagon: John McWethy) Hwang's unexpected appearance at the South Korean embassy in Beijing and whether North Korea knows about the defection and is panicking about this move by someone close to President Kim Jong Il discussed.
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