ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Cairo and Jerusalem: Martha Raddatz) Secretary of State Colin Powell's first diplomatic mission to the Middle East featured; scenes shown of his meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, with his Russian counterpart Igor Ivanov and in Israel; details given of the issue of the United States air strikes against Iraq, which has been opposed by Arab nations. [In Cairo, POWELL - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has to be contained; says sanctions should be reviewed.] [Egypt Prime Minister Amr MOUSSA - says sanctions have affected the Iraqi people.]
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