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Libya / Weapons of Mass Destruction / Kadhafi / Kadhafi Interview #744595

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Dec 20, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Ensor) The secret deal in which Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi agreed to surrender his weapons of mass destruction if economic sanctions were lifted examined; details given about the extent of Libya’s nuclear & chemical programs; satellite photos shown of nuclear facilities in Libya. [President BUSH – praises Kadhafi’s move.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Joe CIRINCIONE†- comments on Libya’s centrifuge equipment.] [Arms Control Assn. Daryl KIMBALL†- says the international community needs to work harder to improve verification in countries of concern.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(No location given: Anderson Cooper) Kadhafi profiled; details given about his support of terrorist organizations about the involvement of Libya’s government in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland; footage shown.

(Studio: Carol Lin) Telephone interview held with Saif† al-Islam Kadhafi about Libya’s relations with other countries. [KADHAFI – says the leadership realizes the West has changed its policy toward Libya.]

Lin, Carol;
Ensor, David;
Cooper, Anderson

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