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Sudan / Coup #543376

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1985
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(Studio) Sudanese President Gafaar Nimeiry, in Cairo, Egypt, after meeting in DC with President Reagan, reported overthrown.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Cairo, Egypt) Nimeiry's stopover here, during which he learned of coup, noted; President Hosni Mubarak mentioned. Films shown. Apparent circumstances of coup and contributing economy and political factors' discussed.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Implications for US-Sudanese relations of new government examined; Sudan's importance to United States explained. [Senator Charles MATHIAS - thinks coup leaders are pro- Egyptian, pro-W. rather than pro-Kadhafi.] Nimeiry's relationship with US reviewed. [Former secretary state for African affairs, David NEWSOM - notes potential had coup been led by radical elements.] Libya mentioned recognizing new government
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Chung, Connie;
Lloyd, Robin
Duration:
00:04:40

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