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US-Iraq Relations #412953

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Nov 09, 1997
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(Studio: Linden Soles) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Brent Sadler) The dispute between the United States and Iraq over weapons inspections updated; scenes shown of Saddam meeting with advisors on Iraqi TV and teens biting into lizards and eating wolf meat during tests of courage; details given of Iraq's claims that Americans on the United Nations weapons inspections teams are spies. [UN weapons inspector "Mr. BRIAN" - comments.] The US resumption of U-2 flights over Iraq noted.

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The White House response featured. [On Meet the Press, President CLINTON - talks about the UN, U-2 flights and Iraq.]

(UN: Richard Roth) How the United Nations is coping with the current US-Iraqi diplomatic consternation presented; scenes shown of the arrival of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan from Venezuela. [US envoys Lakhdar BRAHIMI, Emilio CARDENAS - outline what has been done.] [Expert Leslie GELB, World Policy Ins. Stephen SCHLESINGER, United Nations spokesman Fred ECKHARD, Sir John WESTON, scholar Ruth WEDGEWOOD - comment.]

Meserve, Jeanne;
Roth, Richard;
Sadler, Brent;
Soles, Linden

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