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US-Iraq Relations / Weapons Inspections #616085

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The return to work of United Nations weapons inspectors including the Americans to Iraq reported; details given of the possible renewed showdown with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein due to his refusal to allow the inspectors to view requested sites. [UN Ambassador Bill RICHARDSON - questions the 43 "presidential palaces" that are off limits to inspectors.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Why Saddam will not allow United Nations weapons inspectors inside his fortified palace complexes outlined; scenes and map shown. [President CLINTON - says the palaces are actually huge compounds.] [Former United Nations inspector Raymond ZILINSKAS, UNSCOM Richard BUTLER, Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations Nizer HAMDOON, Brookings Institution Richard HAASS - talk about the palaces.]

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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