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Iraq / United Nations Cease-Fire #134475

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Edward Stourton) Acceptance by Iraq of United Nations permanent cease- fire resolution featured; scenes shown from Iraqi parliament meeting. [Speaker Mohammad MEHDI SALEH - (thru translator) says the evil forces will continue their aggression.] Continued internal political reconstruction by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein detailed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Reaction of President Bush reported. [BUSH - says the United Nations has acted.]

(White House: Jeanne Meserve) Nature of the United Nations peacekeeping force outlined. [British ambassador to United Nations Sir David HANNAY - comments on the peace package.] United Nations Security Council resolution demanding that Iraq stop atrocities against the Shiite and Kurdish populations noted. [US ambassador to United Nations Thomas PICKERING - comments.] Secretary of State James Baker reported going to region to explore solutions to the Kurdish refugee problem.

Meserve, Jeanne;
Simpson, Carole;
Stourton, Edward

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