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Congo / Fighting / United Nations #426516

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Kinshasa: Jennifer Glasse) The intensification of the civil war between President Laurent Kabila's government forces and the rebels reviewed; scenes shown of Kabila returning to the capitol city of Kinshasa. [KABILA - (thru translator) says the people need to mobilize to squash the enemy.] The background to the rebel moves against the Congo government reviewed. [Hospital WORKER - (thru translator) cites the need for water and electricity.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The United Nations reaction to the civil war in Congo and the alignment of neighboring African nations with either the government or the rebels outlined.

(UN: Richard Roth) The UN's concern about war in the Congo that is becoming an African regional conflict featured. [Deputy United States ambassador to the United Nations Peter BURLEIGH, United Nations Security Council president ambassador Danilo TURK, Congolese ambassador to United Nations Andre KAPANGA - comment on the Security Council discussions.]

Reporter(s):
Glasse, Jennifer;
Roth, Richard;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:04:40

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