CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Promise from President Clinton of further investigation into whether American troops were exposed to chemical agents during the Persian Gulf war reported. [CLINTON - speaks out.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Report introduced.
(London: Margaret Lowrie) The admission by the British government that the use of organophosphate pesticides and chemicals may be linked to Gulf war syndrome illnesses examined. [British armed forces minister Nicholas SOAMES - comments on the illnesses and apologizes for misleading Parliament.] [Donns Solicitors Hilary MEREDITH - says the government did not try hard enough to investigate the illnesses.] [Gulf War research unit Simon WESSELY - comments.] The British veterans' request for military treatment noted.
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