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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Saddam Hussein #130461

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 25, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Summary given of today's events. Report introduced.

(Amman: John Donvan) Today's events in Iraq, Kuwait and Jordan reviewed; scenes shown of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's first meeting with Western reporters and a Western leader, Austrian President Kurt Waldheim, since the crisis began; scenes shown. [HUSSEIN - (thru translator) warns against a collision with Iraq.] Release of Austrians who had been held in Iraq following Waldheim-Hussein meeting reported. Status of foreign embassies in Kuwait City, Kuwait, updated; map shown. Efforts of Jordan to deal with refugees detailed; scenes shown. News of peace plan put forth by PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) outlined; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat noted now discussing plan with Hussein. Hussein's new strategy of personal visibility analyzed.

Donvan, John;
Simpson, Carole

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