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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Policy / Diplomacy #125957

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) President Bush's dealing with United Nations and Congress over his Persian Gulf policies featured; scenes shown from Capitol Hill. [Senator Sam NUNN - questions whether military action is wise at this time.] Testimony before Senate Armed Services Committee by former defense secretary James Schlesinger outlined. United Nations Security Council said likely to pass use-of-force resolution against Iraq. Statement from President Mikhail Gorbachev about his meeting with Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz quoted; details given of support from USSR for United Nations resolution.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Plans for China's foreign minister to visit Washington after the United Nations vote noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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