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Albania / Unrest / Airlift / Refugees #171980

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 15, 1997
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Tirana: Sheila MacVicar) The resumption of the United States Marines' airlift of Americans out of Albania featured; scenes shown from the United States diplomatic compound in Tirana. [Dr. Elia KOKA - says he is leaving some of his family behind to get his kids out.] [US Marine Corp Colonel Emerson GARDNER - assesses the situation.] The effort of the government of President Sale Berisha to establish some kind of authority detailed.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(London: Mike Lee) Meeting of European foreign ministers to decide whether or not to intervene in Albanian featured; scenes shown of a boatload of refugees arriving in Italy. [MAN - comments.] [Danish foreign minister Neils Helvig PETERSEN, British foreign secretary Malcolm RIFKIND, analyst Mark MACAULEY - say civil order and the economy must be restored.]

Lee, Mike;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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