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United Nations-US-Iraq Relations / Standoff #412294

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1997
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(UN: Bernard Shaw) The standoff between Iraq and the United Nations reviewed; scenes shown from the United Nations and from Baghdad, where United Nations weapons inspectors were blockaded and anti-American protests were held.

(State Department: Steve Hurst) The United States position on dealing with Iraq and with the Gulf war coalition examined. [Russian ambassador to United Nations Sergei LAVROV, State Department spokesman James RUBIN - comment on the diplomatic dealings.]

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) President Clinton's handling of the Iraq standoff examined. [CLINTON - criticizes Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for interfering with United Nations weapons inspectors.] [ALBRIGHT - calls Saddam a liar who cheats and steals.] The latest White House intelligence of Saddam, whom they see as trying to split the coalition, discussed.

Blitzer, Wolf;
Hurst, Steve;
Shaw, Bernard

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