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Iran / Captured British Sailors #863187

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The tension over Iran’s capture of 15 British sailors and its defiance of the U.N. order to give up its nuclear program featured; scenes shown from the Persian Gulf of US military exercises involving the USS Eisenhower and the USS Stennis†† and of British and Iraqi gunboats patrolling the waterway between Iraq and Iran. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR – calls for the release of the seamen.] [Before her capture, Faye TURNEY††- says she had no illusions about going to war.] [Iran expert Bruce REIDEL†- says the risk that miscalculation will take us over the brink is very serious.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:50

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