ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 12, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: Sheila MacVicar) Suffering of Kurdish refugees featured; scenes shown from along the Turkey-Iraq border where people were crushed by packages dropped from relief planes. The bureaucratic and political nightmare that is trapping these people outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) United States reported promising more relief supplies.
(White House: Brit Hume) The administration's still-evolving policy for dealing with Iraq's devastated Kurdish population examined; map shown. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - talks about the "safe zone" in northern Iraq where relief assistance will be given; adds no combat forces will be sent into Iraq.]
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