ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 20, 2000
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(New Delhi: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's visit to India introduced; scenes shown from the streets of New Delhi while the country's background is briefly reviewed.
(Dacca, Bangladesh: John Cochran) Clinton's visit to Bangladesh reviewed; scenes shown from the village that Clinton was unable to visit due to security concerns. [In speech, CLINTON - says he regrets not going to the village.]
(New Delhi: Peter Jennings) Clinton's aim of creating a better relationship between the United States and India and preventing a nuclear war between India and Pakistan over the region of Kashmir in the Himalayas reviewed. [Former United States ambassador to Pakistan Robert OAKLEY - says it is amazing that people live and fight in Kashmir.] [Indian army General R. S. MALAN - describes the fight for Kashmir.] The detonation of nuclear weapons in 1998 by both India and Pakistan noted. [Pakistan army General Rashid QURESHI - talks about the nuclear threat next door.] [Former Pakistan information minister Mushahid HUSSAIN, Indian Defense Minister George FERNANDES - offer views on nuclear weapons.]
(New Delhi: Peter Jennings) The Dark Horizon special on India, Pakistan and the bomb mentioned.