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Turkey / International Conference / Russia / Chechnya Conflict #428197

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The latest developments in the Russian conflict in Chechnya updated; scenes shown of Russian soldiers and of the United Nations high commissioner meeting with Chechen refugees in Ingushetia.

(Istanbul: John King) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's defense of the Russian offensive in Chechnya at the world conference featured; scenes shown from Istanbul, Turkey. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) speaks out against international involvement.] [President CLINTON - recalls Yeltsin's role in Russia in 1991.] [German Chancellor Gerhard SCHROEDER - (thru translator) says war is no way to eliminate terrorism.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says Chechnya is a longer term problem.]

King, John;
Shaw, Bernard

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