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India-Pakistan / Nuclear Arms Race #381771

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 29, 1998
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(Los Angeles: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Karachi, Pakistan: Allen Pizzey) Celebrations after successful nuclear tests in Pakistan in spite of worldwide economic sanctions reported; scenes shown in Pakistan of people celebrating and missile tests. [Prime Minister Gohar Ayub KHAN - hopes there is no nuclear conflict because such a conflict would be a disaster; blames India for Pakistan's desire to test nuclear weapons.]

(Los Angeles: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Continued attempts by the United States and United Nations to stop India and Pakistan from a nuclear arms race reported. [UN Security Council President Ambassador Njuguna MAHUGU - speaks against Pakistan's tests.] [Pakistani Ambassador to United States Riaz KHOKHAR - says his people had no choice and are aware of hardships the sanctions will cause.] [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - says there is a concern about escalation of conflict.]

Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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