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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Hostages / Embargo #131072

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 07, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Flight to Jordan of 171 Americans who had been hiding in Kuwait reported; scenes shown from Amman, Jordan. [Three WOMEN - describe conditions in Kuwait and of men left behind, who are in hiding.] Tomorrow's expected evacuation flight mentioned. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) India's plan to send food to Iraq despite UN embargo in exchange for release of Indian nationals who had been working in Kuwait featured. [Indian envoy to Britain Kuldip NAYAR - comments.] [Kuwait ambassador to United Nations Mohammad ABULHASAN - says Iraq must prove there is need for it.] Feeling that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should simply end his occupation of Kuwait mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Correction to report earlier this week in which Cyprus was included among nations flying supplies into Iraq given.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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