CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 08, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Rome, Italy) Would-be papal assassin Mehmet Ali Agca's condemnation of recent kidnapping of daughter of Vatican employee, allegedly being held in exchange for Agca's release, outlined; his later remarks on papal assassination plot examined. Films shown. Agca's claim that plot was in coordination with Bulgarians and his praise for Pope noted. [AGCA - admits being in USSR , denies USSR is linked with terrorists directly but rather through Syria, Europe, Bulgaria; claims Sergei Antonov, Todor Aivazov and Ivanov Kolev accompanied him during assassination attempt; remarks transcribed on screen.] Aivazov and Kolev noted former Bulgarian embassy employees who fled Italy last year prior to arrest of Antonov; chgs. lodged against Antonov stemming from papal assault recalled. Implications of Agca's public appearance today considered.
REPORTER: Richard Roth
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