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Persian Gulf Crisis / Saudi Arabian Position #125431

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Controversy over hints that Saudi Arabia might wish to make concessions to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to avoid war in Persian Gulf examined; scenes shown from Saudi defense minister Sultan Abdul bin Aziz al-Saud's press conference and of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's visit to Saudi Arabia to meet with King Fahd. [Saudi ambassador to United States Prince BANDAR bin Sultan - clarifies Saudi position.] [President BUSH - says "no compromise."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with a former ambassador to Saudi Arabia. [James AKINS - analyzes Saudi position.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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