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Iraq War / Baghdad / Syria #726496

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 20, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) President Bush shown meeting with former American POWs at Ft. Hood, Texas. [BUSH - says democracy in Iraq will be hard, but will happen.]

(Baghdad: Dan Harris) The massive undertaking of reconstructing Iraq featured; details given about the political power struggle; scenes shown of looting in Baghdad. [On "This Week," Iraqi National Congress Ahmad CHALABI†- says there will be no forced agenda.] [SOLDIER - says we let looters go.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) The capture of Jamal Mustapha Sultan al-Tikriti†, who is married to Saddam's youngest daughter & minister of higher education Abd al-Khaliq al-Gafar††, noted.

(Damascus: John Yang) The status of the relations between the US & Syria, which supported Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in the war, examined; details given of Syria's recent concessions. [Representative Darrell ISSA†- says we got a commitment that Syria will not harbor war criminals.] [Representative Nick RAHALL†- says Syria does not want to be America's enemy.] [In Texas, BUSH - says Syria wants to cooperate.] [In Damascus, two SYRIANS - blame Israel.]

Moran, Terry;
Harris, Dan;
Yang, John

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