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United Nations-US-Iraq Relations / The Standoff and Diplomacy / USS Nimitz #412274

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The positioning in the dispute between the United Nations and US and Iraq reviewed. [Iraqi deputy Prime Minister Tariq AZIZ - criticizes the US policy towards Iraq.]

(UN: Bernard Shaw) The reaction of the White House to Iraq's stopping of the United Nations weapons inspections reported. [President CLINTON - says the U-2 inspection plane was not fired on.]

(Washington: Ralph Begleiter) Possible solutions to the showdown with Iraq examined; the "way out" outlined on screen. [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - comments on Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's talks with France and Russia for United Nations support for actions against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] [French ambassador to United States Francois BUJON - comments.] The issue of "balance" on the United Nations weapons inspection teams noted. [National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - says Richard Butler runs the inspection teams.]

(Studio: Richard Blystone) Report introduced.

(On the USS Nimitz in the North Arabian Gulf: Jackie Shymanski) The possible role of the USS Nimitz if there were military action against Saddam featured; scenes shown from on board the ship, which enforces the no-fly zone. [Fighter PILOT, Rear Admiral John NATHMAN - comment on the mission of watching Iraq.]

Begleiter, Ralph;
Blystone, Richard;
Shaw, Bernard;
Shymanski, Jackie;
Woodruff, Judy

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