ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 09, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) NATO's mistaken bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and whether it could affect a diplomatic solution to the war in Kosovo updated; details given as to how the building was misidentified for attack. [Chinese ambassador to the United States LI Zhaoxing - says US-led NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) has violated the Geneva convention.] [Supreme allied commander General Wesley CLARK - says the bombing campaign will continue.]
(Studio: Carole Simpson) The public outrage in China against the embassy bombing reported; scenes shown of a flag burning in Hong Kong and of protests in Guanhzhou.
(Beijing: Christine Nielsen) The rising tensions in China after the Belgrade embassy bombing featured; scenes shown of violent demonstrations outside the United States Embassy in Beijing. The fanning of the people's anger by the state noted.
(Studio: Carole Simpson) State Department warning to Americans in China mentioned; scenes shown of the Beijing protests. [Via telephone, US ambassador to China James SASSER - says the danger is that the protests could spin out of control.]
(Studio: Carole Simpson) The infiltration of United States government computer sites by Chinese hackers reported.
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