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Iraq-US Relations / U.N. Weapons Inspections / Intelligence #715086

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 25, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The return of U.N. weapons inspectors to Iraq reported; deadline dates listed.

(Baghdad: David Wright) The hunt for chemical, biological & nuclear weapons featured; details given from an Iraqi letter criticizing the inspections as a pretext for American aggression. [International Atomic Energy Agency spokesman Melissa FLEMING†- says we & the Iraqis are aware the whole world is watching.] [At a paint plant, IRAQI - comments on inspections.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix that Iraq may have trouble meeting the December 8 deadline for declaring weapons noted. "Road to War‡" segment introduced.

(State Department: Martha Raddatz) The intelligence information on where to hunt for weapons of mass destruction examined; satellite images shown. [ABC consultant Anthony CORDESMAN - says sources will pinpoint areas to be inspected.] [Former weapons inspector David ALBRIGHT†- says Iraq's post-Persian Gulf war policy was the dispersal of weapons.]

Jennings, Peter;
Wright, David;
Raddatz, Martha

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