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Libya-US Relations / Kadhafi Interview (Part I) #406332

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 15, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The Libyan government's demand that those who flew and those who ordered the bombing of Libya ten years ago must stand trial reported; scenes shown of the damages from the April 15, 1986, bombing by the United States of Tripoli in retaliation for the April 5 bombing of a Berlin, Germany, discotheque. The current threat of United States air strikes against a chemical weapons plant being built in north Libya outlined.

(Tripoli: Gayle Young) Live interview in English held with Libyan leader Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi; inset scenes shown of the bombings ten years ago during the interview. [From inside the house that was bombed ten years ago, KADHAFI - denies the allegations about a chemical weapons plant; claims the construction is part of a manmade river system; affirms that Libya would respond to an attack by the US; asks why does the United States not attack Israel, which has chemical weapons; points out that the United States does not have the right to act as international police.]

Woodruff, Judy;
Young, Gayle

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