ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 21, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the "blood diamonds," those gems sold by soldiers and warlords in embattled zones of Africa, introduced.
(In Canada's Northwest Territories: Kevin Newman) The new Arctic frontier for diamonds in Canada's Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, examined; details given of the certification process for diamonds designed to prevent sales from war areas. [Northwest Territories Premier Stephen KAKFWI - comments on the diamonds.] [Global Witness Alex YEARSLEY, Ideal Diamonds retailer Peter GERMANO - describe the diamond tracking system.] [South African Sirius Diamonds Peter FINNIMORE - talks about diamond conditions in the Arctic.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of the world diamond trade on ABCNews.com noted.
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