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Russia / Chechnya Conflict / United States Position #183789

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's presence in Istanbul, Turkey, for a meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe meeting reported.

(Istanbul: John Cochran) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's statement to the world in defense of Russia's Chechnya policy featured; details given of the killing of civilians. Clinton's criticism of the Chechen war outlined. [CLINTON - recalls Yeltsin's role in Russia in 1991.] [Former National Security Adviser Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - calls Chechnya a genocide.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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