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Persian Gulf Standoff / Diplomacy #125798

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev said slated to attend next week's meeting in Paris to discuss the standoff in the Persian Gulf. Report introduced.

(Brussels: John McWethy) Suggestion from USSR aide that UN resolution calling for use of force against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein be postponed reported; scenes shown of USSR envoy Yevgeny Primakov with Hussein. [Secretary of State James BAKER - responds to Primakov's statement; says United States wants to see implementation of UN resolutions calling for withdrawal of Iraq from Kuwait.] Baker's plans to consult with leaders of eight countries on United Nations Security Council, including Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze, outlined.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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