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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 13, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Today's developments in response to India's second day of nuclear testing outlined on screen.

(White House: Eileen O'Connor) The United States response to India's testing reviewed; details given of President Clinton's plans to cut off direct aid to India and of other actions to condemn the testing. Secretary of Defense William Cohen's concern about a chain reaction in the region with Pakistan and China in response to India discussed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The reaction from Congress and Europe noted. [Senator Jesse HELMS - criticizes India's "miscalculations."] [Russian foreign minister Yevgeny PRIMAKOV - (thru translator) comments.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Coming special report noted.

O'Connor, Eileen;
Woodruff, Judy

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