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United Nations, US-Iraq / Weapons Inspections #412911

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Eileen O'Connor) The White House position on the standoff between the United States and Iraq over United Nations weapons inspections featured. [President CLINTON, White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY - comment.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Threats from Iraq against American U-2 planes and the continued opposition from Iraq to Americans on the United Nations weapons inspections teams noted.

(Baghdad: Brent Sadler) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's sending of US envoys home without any agreement concerning the resumption of weapons inspections and continued threats against United States U-2 spy plane fly-overs featured. [IRAQIS - complain about the inspections; give rhetoric.] [Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq Tariq AZIZ - defends Iraq's position.] [US envoy Jan ELLISON - comments.] Iraq's hiding of their weapons material from inspectors noted.

(Studio: Prue Lewarne) Report introduced.

(UN: Brian Jenkins) United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan's cutting short of his trip to South America in order to meet with United Nations envoys returning from Baghdad. [UN special commission director Richard BUTLER, United Nations Charles DUELFER - criticize Iraq for dragging out inspections.] [UN Ambassador Bill RICHARDSON - says they will be firm.]

Jenkins, Brian;
Lewarne, Prue;
O'Connor, Eileen;
Sadler, Brent;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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