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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Dohuk / Camps #134275

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 23, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraqi government reported calling refugees camps that United States is building a violation of its sovereignty. [Note: network technical difficulties from 5:32:10-5:32:30.]

(Dohuk: Mark Litke) Issue of the return of Kurds to Iraqi cities featured; scenes shown from Dohuk, Iraq, where several Kurds talked about their situation. [Dohuk's governor Mohammed Perous RUSTIM - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Revision by State Department of its statistics on deaths in the refugee camps reported. Report introduced.

(On the Iraqi-Turkish border: Jim Wooten) Conditions that Kurdish refugees face in their tent cities featured; scenes shown from refugee camp in Isikveren, Turkey, where there is disease and not enough food. Arrival of American soldiers bringing supplies shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
Wooten, Jim

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