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Iraq / United Nations Weapons Inspections / The Opposition #177171

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 22, 1998
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Another standoff in Iraq over United Nations weapons inspections introduced.

(Baghdad: Morton Dean) The latest inspections dispute reviewed. [Iraqi foreign minister Mohammed Said Al-SAHAF - says we handed over all available records.] Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz said accusing chief UN weapons inspector Richard Butler of raising new issues to stall the lifting of sanctions. [AZIZ - says Butler wants to justify American aggression.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Statements from Congress about action against Iraq presented. [Senators Joseph BIDEN, Richard LUGAR - call for military strikes.]

(London: Mike Lee) The efforts to strengthen the opposition to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; details given of United States encouragement for the Iraqi people to revolt. [Middle East analyst Fred HALLIDAY, Iraqi opposition leader Ahmad CHALABI - comment on the opposition.] The divisions within the opposition noted.

Dean, Morton;
Lee, Mike;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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