ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Review given of positions of Iraq in Kuwait near border with Saudi Arabia.
(White House: Brit Hume) Response from President Bush to crisis featured. [Answering press questions, BUSH - talks about report that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein will pull out and about United States relations with Saudi Arabia.] United States ambassador to United Nations Thomas Pickering said leading a US effort to form worldwide boycott of Iraq. [Iraqi AMBASSADOR - denies move against Saudi Arabia.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Joint criticism of Iraqi attack by Secretary of State James Baker and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze detailed.
(London: Barrie Dunsmore) Reaction of Western Europe to crisis examined; details given of sanctions by West Germany, France, Britain and Japan. [British foreign secretary Douglas HURD - says collective measures against Iraq are needed.] Possibility of a full, economic boycott of Iraq outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Freeing of "Kuwait Seventeen," group of terrorists held prisoner in Kuwait, reported. American hostages in Lebanon and their link to these men explained.
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