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Turkey / Istanbul Bombings #742261

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Two suicide attacks targeting the British in Istanbul, Turkey, reported.

(Istanbul: Chris Burns) The two deadly attacks in Turkey featured; scenes shown from the streets of Istanbul while a witness account is translated. [British foreign secretary Jack STRAW†- says the attacks are on the whole humanity & many Moslems were killed.] [Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip ERDOGAN†- {thru translator} comments on our solidarity & determination.] The impact of the bombings on the Turkish stock market & the possiblity of more attacks aimed at Western institutions in Turkey noted. The issue of links to international terrorism outside the country discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(London: John King) The reaction of President Bush & British Prime Minister Tony Blair to the terror in Turkey featured; scenes shown of the damaged bank building in Istanbul. [In London, BLAIR, BUSH; STRAW - speak out against terror.] Bush's coming stop in northern England noted.

Brown, Aaron;
Burns, Chris;
King, John

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