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India and Pakistan / Nuclear Testing #624510

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 31, 1998
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(Studio: Len Cannon) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Richard Roth) The situation in Pakistan in the wake of the series of nuclear tests featured; scenes shown of the mountains where Pakistan's test was carried out. [Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer KHAN, Pakistan College of Commerce Raza NAQUI - comment on the results of the tests.]

(Studio: Len Cannon) Report introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) The reaction of the White House to the arms race between India and Pakistan featured; details given of the limited options open to the international community. [Deputy Secretary of State Strobe TALBOTT - comments.] Countries with no nuclear weapons listed. [Military analyst Dr. Ken ALLARD - lists nations that could test nuclear weapons.] [Australian foreign minister Alexander DOWNER - likens India- Pakistan to running up a score in a cricket game.] The plans for President Clinton's scheduled trip to India and Pakistan discussed.

Cannon, Len;
Palmer, John;
Roth, Richard

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