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Britain-Nigerian Relations #298062

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 13, 1984
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(Studio) Current tension in relations between Nigeria and Britain noted illustrated by their mutual ambassadorial recall; situation recalled stemming from recent attempted kidnapping of former Nigerian diplomacy from London.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Circumstances surrounding Umaru Dikko's kidnapping by Israeli mercenaries Dr. Lev-Arie Shapiro, Felix Avital, Alex Barak and Nigerian Major Mohammed Yusufu examined. Nigeria's relationship with Israel considered. [Journalist Adrian DARMON - recalls his unknowing role in affair.] Timely arrival here of former Mossad member and current director general of Israeli foreign ministry David Kimche noted. Possibility mercenaries were working for Israeli secret service mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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