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Britain / Foreign Relations / China and Saudi Arabia #402200

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(London: Margaret Lowrie) The moral dilemma for Great Britain concerning the delicate relations with China on the eve of the Hong Kong turnover and with Saudi Arabia over the case of physics professor Mohammed al-Masari, who sought political asylum, examined; details given of the debate over human rights treatment in orphanages in China. [University College of London James MICHAEL - says Hong Kong is more important to Britain than the fate of Chinese orphans.] [British Home Office Ann WIDDECOMBE - comments on the diplomatic issues with Saudi Arabia.] [MASARI - says it is British politics.]

Lowrie, Margaret;
Woodruff, Judy

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