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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Zakho / The Kurds #134313

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Ultimatum from the United States ordering Iraqi forces to move out of Zakho, Iraq, before the Kurdish refugees come down from the mountains to the US-built refugee camp featured. [Iraqi ambassador to United Nations Abdul Amir al-ANBARI - says the soldiers have left.] [US European commander General John GALVIN - talks about what will likely happen.] Political settlement between Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and Kurds mentioned. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - talks about the agreement.] Uncertainty over when United States forces will be out of Iraq noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraqi-Kurdish agreement on autonomy noted; scenes shown of Hussein on Iraqi TV.

(Tizreh, Turkey: Jim Wooten) The people of Kurdistan, a "nation of the mind," featured; scenes shown of guerrillas rehearsing for more war. Status of Kurds in Turkey reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) First American relief flight to Iran announced.

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:05:10

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