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US-West Germany Relations / Hamadei Extradition #312670

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 22, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Attorney General Edwin Meese's comment yesterday on US-W. German efforts to extradite accused Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) hijacker to United States recalled.

(Frankfurt, West Germany: Derrick Blakely) Govt.'s political dilemma regarding extradition of Mohammed Hamadei to United States and demands of terrorists who kidnapped German ntls. Rudolf Cordes and Alfred Schmidt in Beirut discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Free Democratic party spokesperson Helmut SCHAEFER - wants caution in proceeding with Hamadei's extradition.] [For. affairs committee spokesperson Hans KLEIN - supports exchanging Hamadei for Cordes and Schmidt.] Incrd. security measures for West Germans in Beirut mentioned.

Blakely, Derrick;
Rather, Dan

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