CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(UN: Richard Roth) The dramatic process at the United Nations over a successor for Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, whose second term is opposed by the US, which wants a more reform-minded leader, examined. [US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT, Sierra Leone ambassador to the United Nations James JONAH, British ambassador to United Nations Sir John WESTON, Egyptian ambassador to UN Nabil El-ARABY, United Nations spokesman Sylvana FOA - comment on other African candidates and on the support for Boutros-Ghali.] The behind-the-scenes power struggle between the United States and France, which is backing Boutros-Ghali or another French-speaking African candidate, outlined. The problems the US has with Boutros-Ghali reviewed.
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