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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The day's developments in weapons inspections in Iraq updated.
(Baghdad: Dan Harris) The U.N. request that Iraq destroy its Al Samoud missiles as part of cooperation with inspections examined; details given about recent rhetoric from President Saddam Hussein. [February 13, Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq AZIZ- says there are no serious violations.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The US suggestion that weapons inspectors are irrelevant & the administration's deadline to Turkey about whether bases can be used reported.
(London: Jim Sciutto) The story of beleaguered British Prime Minister Tony Blair & his justification for war against Iraq featured; details given of criticism from the Anglican & Catholic churches & from his own party for his support for President Bush. [Deputy bishop of London Rev. Michael MARSHALL- says mass destruction could come about in a war.] [BLAIR - criticizes Saddam.] [Labor member of Parliament Glenda JACKSON- says Blair has forgotten he is the servant of the people.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of Blair's travails on "Nightline" noted.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Harris, Dan;
- Sciutto, Jim
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