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Persian Gulf Crisis / Diplomacy / Baker #130733

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Secretary of State James Baker's proposals to Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze on how to increase the pressure on Iraq through the embargo examined; scenes shown of Baker's meetings with Shevardnadze and President Mikhail Gorbachev and his later visit to Syria. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Bush and diplomacy with Iraq featured; details given of his views on success of embargo; scenes shown of Bush and of Iran's Ayatollah Mohammed Ali Khamenei, who called for a holy war against the embargo. [Deputy secretary Lawrence EAGLEBURGER - tells Iraqi ambassador that United States would like to see Bush's address shown on Iraqi television soon.] [Iraqi ambassador to United States Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - responds.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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