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Persian Gulf Crisis / Diplomatic Scenarios #126294

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Various diplomatic scenarios for solutions to the Persian Gulf crisis examined; roles of Algerian President Chadli Benjedid, France, USSR , Jordan's King Hussein, PLO leader Yasir Arafat mentioned. ["Mideast Economic Digest" Edmund O'SULLIVAN - says countries promoting the initiatives have different perspectives; adds that United States and Iraqi views are irreconcilable.] Three basic peace plans outlined: the American approach, the Iraqi approach, and "a wink and a nod" compromise formula. Positions of President Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on making deals noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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