CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(White House: Chris Burns) US rhetoric & diplomacy over war with Iraq reviewed; details given of the administration's view that U.N. Resolution 1441 justifies war. [President BUSH - says he reminded the U.N. that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has long been asked to disarm.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - comments on the timetable.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER- says let's see what happens at the U.N.] Bush's meeting tomorrow with an envoy of Pope John Paul II about the morality of a war against Saddam & the issue of Medicare reform discussed.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The two coming milestones at the U.N. noted.
(U.N.: Richard Roth) The latest developments at the U.N. reviewed; scenes shown of representatives from the U.N. Security Council. [US Ambassador to UN John NEGROPONTE, Russian Ambassador to UN Sergey LAVROV- offer differing opinions on the resolution to be considered by the UN.] What the Russians will likely do about the resolution discussed.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The US pressure on Turkey to allow military access to bases in Turkey noted.
(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) US military plans without Turkish support examined; details given about the movement of troops, planes & ships. [POWELL - comments on objectives.] Yesterday's provocative incident in which North Korean planes tracked a US spy plane discussed.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live in-studio interview held with former assistant Secretary of State James Rubin about diplomacy re: Iraq. [RUBIN - says Russia would like to avoid a veto in the UN Security Council; states the administration's reasoning about a second resolution; indicates British Prime Minister Tony Blair knows his fate will depend on how the war goes; explains the impact of events on the future of the U.N; questions the US diplomatic statement that disarmament is not enough & that Saddam has to go.]
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