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Iraq War / Refugees / Sweden #874085

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 20, 2007
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(El Paso: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Stockholm: Dawna Friesen) The flight of many Iraqi war refugees to Sweden featured; scenes shown of a new asylum center. [Refugee Mona JALAL‡ {thru translator} – describes being targeted in Iraq; says they are grateful to the Swedish government.] [Swedish Migration Board head Mikael RIBBENVIK†- cites Iraqis’ costs to people smugglers.] [Swedish Migration Minister Tobias BILLSTROM†- says we believe in our obligation to provide a safe haven.]

Williams, Brian;
Friesen, Dawna

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