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Marcos / Wealth, Exile #548951

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Swiss government's willingness to cooperate with Philippines government's investigation of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos' fins. reported; Justice Department's similar offer of cooperation mentioned. Panama reported refusing Marcos' request for exile.

(Panama City, Panama: David Hazinski) Possible financial reasons for government's rejection of Marcos' request examined. [Govt. SPOKESPERSON - notes issue's tenuous status.] Panamanian government said backing out after Marcos refused to pay their requested price for accepting him; Shah of Iran's exile here recalled. Cntry.'s economy and political problems described. [Opposition leader Ricardo ARIAS CALDERON - opposes Marcos' presence due to his corruption.] Spain and Singapore recalled previously rejecting Marcos' request for asylum. Possibility of Mexico accepting them noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hazinski, David

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