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Iraq / Showdown / United Nations Agreement / The Reaction / Annan #380146

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 22, 1998
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Vicki Mabrey) Announcement by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan that he has a deal with Iraq to avert war examined; scenes shown from Baghdad; details given of the issue of time limit on access to presidential palaces that was discussed by Annan and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [UN spokesman Fred ECKHARD - comments on the agreement, which could lead to full implementation.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(White House: Sharyl Attkisson) The reaction of President Clinton's administration to the Annan deal outlined; details given of Annan's plan to brief United States ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson, who will brief Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who will brief the president. [Secretary of Defense William COHEN - warns against unrealistic expectations over the proposal.] [ALBRIGHT - comments.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Kuwait City: Barry Petersen) The reaction in Kuwait, where the people want Saddam's head, featured; scenes shown from Kuwait City. [Political science professor Abdullah al-SHAYEJI - says the bull should be taken by the horns.] [Army M/sergeant Bruce LINDE, sergeant Mara SPURGIN - express their feelings about a deal.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike Wallace) Annan's negotiations with the United Nations and with Iraq reviewed.

(Studio: John Roberts) Wallace's profile on Annan on 60 Minutes noted.

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Mabrey, Vicki;
Petersen, Barry;
Roberts, John;
Wallace, Mike

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