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France / Terrorism / Algeria Civil War #399206

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 18, 1995
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The linking of the ongoing terrorist attacks in France to the civil war in Algeria featured. Report from a London Arab newspaper that an Islamic fundamentalist group has made certain demands on the French government noted. ["Asharq al-Aswat" Salah JAMEEL - believes the threat is serious.] Interview held with an expert on north Africa. [Journalist Francis GHILES - outlines the evidence linking Algerians to the terrorist activity, the ties between France and Algeria and France's support of the military government in Algeria; says the Moslems believe the West will not support the elections if the Islamic fundamentalists win; points out that the only eventual solution to terrorism is a brokered political agreement.]

Reporter(s):
Bowker, Hilary
Duration:
00:06:20

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