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Afghanistan / Powell Visit #654348

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 2002
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(White House: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Kabul, Afghanistan: Andrea Mitchell) The visit of Secretary of State Colin Powell to Afghanistan reported; details given of the heavy security and of the official reopening of the American Embassy in Kabul; scenes shown from Kabul of Powell with Afghan Interim President Hamid Karzai. [POWELL - says the United States is committed to helping Afghanistan through the transition.] [KARZAI - says Afghanistan needs help dealing with corruption.] [Embassy caretaker Ahmed ZAI - says the Russians jailed him for 10 years.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:10

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