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India and Pakistan / Nuclear Weapons #179906

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 17, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Jim Laurie) The escalation of a nuclear weapons race in Asia between India and Pakistan reviewed; scenes shown from the sites of India's nuclear tests; details given of the impact of proposed United States sanctions. [Pakistani finance minister - comments.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Birmingham, England: Ann Compton) The condemnation of India's nuclear testing by the world's industrial power featured; scenes shown from the G-8 summit meeting in Birmingham, England. [President CLINTON - hopes that Pakistan will not test.] Clinton said refusing to go to Russia as requested by President Boris Yeltsin until the Parliament approves START II treaty arms cuts.

Compton, Ann;
Laurie, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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