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Iraq-Iran Relations / Hussein Offer #130273

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Offer from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in letter to Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani outlined in which he offered to give up all land Iraq had won in its 8-year war with Iran.

(London: Bill Redeker) Provisions of Iraq's offer to Iran and response from Iran examined. [Middle East expert Peter MANSFIELD - says Hussein wants to be able to move troops from Iranian border.] [The Economist Intelligence Unit George JOFFE - comments on what Hussein wants.] Iran's recent warming to the West recalled; Iranian spiritual leader Ali Khamenei's anti-US statement mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview given with Middle East expert. [Judith KIPPER - analyzes Saddam Hussein's offer to give Shatt-al-Arab waterway to Iran and Jordan's King Hussein's mission in United States as a deal- maker.] Scenes shown of king's arrival.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:03:40

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