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Papal Assassination Plot #80840

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 24, 1983
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rome, Italy) Pope John Paul II said believing KGB, working through Bulgarians, was behind Mehmet Ali Agca's attempted assassination of him; Agca's claim to have met with Bulgarian airline official Sergei Antonov and Bulgarian embassy officials to coordinate assassination recalled. Indictment against Antonov mentioned. Indications that Oral Celik was involved in shooting examined; photos shown. Italian authorities said remaining committed to claims that Bulgarian authorities were implicated in assassination plot.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:50

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