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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Embargo / Jordanian Port of Aqaba #130278

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port of Aqaba, Jordan: Jim Hickey) Impact of United Nations embargo on shipping port of Aqaba, Jordan, featured; scenes shown of ships in and outside of port; map shown to illustrate that Gulf of Aqaba can be easily blocked from Red Sea. [Kawar Maritime's Issan KAWAR - says he will not listen to "Mr. ex-CIA," George Bush.] Scenes shown from Jordan-Iraq border where goods are being trucked in and non-Westerners are leaving. Relentless United States pressure on Jordan reiterated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Turkey noted turning away two ships from unloading food for Iraq.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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