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Iran / Captured British Sailors #856310

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The standoff over Iran Revolutionary Guard's capture of 15 British sailors and marines in the Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown from the video with the British female sailor {Faye Turney††} admitting trespassing in Iranian waters; map shown. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - calls it unacceptable, wrong and illegal.] [British Royal Navy V/Adm. Charles STYLE†- describes precisely where the Navy ships were in Iraqi waters.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) How Iran is holding the sailors to send a message examined; scenes shown of the US aircraft carriers operating together in the Persian Gulf. [Former CIA officer Brookings Inst. Bruce RIEDEL†- compares the incident three years ago to this one; states this can drag on for a long time.]

Couric, Katie;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Martin, David

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