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United Nations-Iraq Relations / Standoff #412307

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(UN: Brian Jenkins) The resolution by the United Nations Security Council condemning Iraq for hindering weapons inspections featured. [Swedish ambassador to UN Peter ESVALD; French AMBASSADOR (thru translator); United Nations special commission on Iraq Richard BUTLER; United Nations Security Council president Qin HUSSEIN (thru translator); MAN, United States ambassador to the United Nations Bill RICHARDSON - comment on the situation with Iraq.] The tenets of the final United Nations resolution outlined.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(New York: Bernard Shaw) The reaction of Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz to the United Nations resolution presented. [AZIZ - criticizes the resolution; says the United States weapons inspectors will not be harmed, but will be expelled.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Written statement from the White House about the UN resolution quoted.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) Iraq's threats to United States planes patrolling the no- fly zone over Iraq detailed; map shown.

(Studio: Richard Blystone) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Peter Arnett) The actions taken in Iraq against the United Nations teams featured; scenes shown of United Nations weapons inspectors being turned back from weapons sites and of public demonstrations in Baghdad.

Reporter(s):
Arnett, Peter;
Blystone, Richard;
Jenkins, Brian;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:11:30

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