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Libya / Uprising / Kadhafi Interview #989122

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Tripoli: Christiane Amanpour) An ABC News exclusive interview held with Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi. [In Tripoli, KADHAFI - says there are no demonstrations in the street, the people love me; {thru translator} blames Al Qaeda; asks who would leave his homeland; states we got rid of weapons of mass destruction.] What Kadhafi said about President Obama noted and how he blamed unrest on Al Qaeda discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The reaction of protesters to what Kadhafi said noted.

(White House: Jake Tapper) The US reaction to Kadhafi's interview reviewed; US Ambassador to U.N. Susan Rice quoted. The action plan from the White House and talk of a no-fly zone discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Amanpour, Christiane;
Tapper, Jake

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