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Peru / Lima Hostage Crisis / Summit #616760

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 01, 1997
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Lima: Ned Colt) The strategy session between Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori and Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto about the hostage crisis in Lima featured; scenes shown from around the Japanese diplomatic compound following a week of noisy police presence. [FUJIMORI - (thru translator) says no jailed rebels will be released.] [Hostage relative Beatriz GUMUCIO - says she prays for her husband.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) The White House decision to keep a low profile on the hostage standoff despite the visit to the United States by Fujimori featured. [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - expresses President Clinton's concern.] [Terrorism expert Neil LIVINGSTON - says the United States should just support Fujimori.]

Colt, Ned;
Palmer, John;
Williams, Brian

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