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Persian Gulf / Diplomacy / Bush Policy #125310

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 16, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) President Bush's Persian Gulf policy featured; scenes shown of Bush making campaign speech in Des Moines, Iowa. [BUSH - says the fight is about "naked aggression," not oil.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - says we cannot accept a partial solution to crisis.] Need for United Nations to again go after Iraq and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev's adviser Yevgeny Primakov reported visiting world capitals on diplomatic mission calling for withdrawal of Iraq from Kuwait. Jordan said asking UN sanctions committee to allow shipment of food and medicine to Iraq.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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