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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Turkey #130229

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Ankara: Don Kladstrup) Heated debate in traditionally cautious country of Turkey over the Persian Gulf crisis examined; scenes shown from streets of old Ankara, Turkey; details given of pressure on Turkey to choose sides for or against its neighbor Iraq. [TURK - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is crazy.] Scenes shown of scuffling in the legislature over President Turgut Ozal's decision to close oil pipelines from Iraq and allow presence of American warplanes. [On "This Week", OZAL - comments.] Turkey's efforts to modernize its weapons systems detailed; scenes shown. [Professor Turgot ALCIN - says Arabs are unpredictable.] [TURK - (thru translator) says Americans are unpredictable.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Kladstrup, Don

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