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US-Iraq Relations / The Standoff / Baker Interview #412531

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Interview held with former Secretary of State James Baker about the agreement by Iraq to allow United Nations weapons inspectors back. [BAKER - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had been probing for weaknesses in the coalition; outlines what Iraq has achieved by gaining a three-week hiatus in weapons inspections and by breaking unity within the coalition; cites the absence of the Arab states in supporting the United States in the coalition and China's opposition to the use of force against Iraq; gives his view on how long the sanctions should be applied against Iraq.]

Reporter(s):
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:06:40

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