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Iran / Captured British Sailors / A Discussion #863389

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Mar 31, 2007
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) President Bush’s expression of support for British Prime Minister Tony Blair after Iran’s seizure of British sailors in the Persian Gulf and a statement from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad noted. [BUSH – says the Iranians must give back the hostages; states it’s inexcusable behavior.]

(Washington: Candy Crowley) The tense standoff over the hostages reviewed; Iranian videos shown. [BLAIR – reacts.]

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Live discussion held with “Iran’s Nuclear Program” author Kaveh Afrasiabi† and Washington Institute for Near East Policy Patrick Clawson† about the crisis. [AFRASIABI, CLAWSON – comment on diplomatic efforts, Iran’s possible motive and the dispute over the waterway.]

Sanchez, Rick; Crowley, Candy

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