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Syria / Assad / King Abdullah Interview #435549

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jun 11, 2000
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(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Amman: Jane Arraf) Interview held with Jordan's King Abdullah about what to expect from Bashar al-Assad, successor to the late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad. [King ABDULLAH - hopes the door will be kept open for the peace process with Israel; describes Bashar's personality, his understanding of the Middle East, that he has a lot to contend with as he identifies the problems facing Syria after the 40-day mourning period for his father; expects the transition in Syria to be smooth because Bashar is in a strong position.]

Arraf, Jane;
Hall, Andria

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