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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Baker Visit #134509

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: John McWethy) Secretary of State James Baker's visit to a Kurdish refugee camp featured; scenes shown from the Iraq-Turkey border. [BAKER - calls it a crime against humanity.] [KURD - asks Baker for help for his people.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Eastern Turkey: Sheila MacVicar) Plight of the Kurdish refugees featured; scenes shown from along the Turkish-Iraqi border of people scrabling for food. [WOMAN - comments.] [Sirnak, Turkey, MAYOR - (thru translator) says we help them as much as we can.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Near the Iranian border town of Nosud: Forrest Sawyer) Kurdish refugees struggling to cross the border into Iran featured; scenes shown from the Iran-Iraq border. [WOMAN - comments.] [MAN - asks for weapons to fight Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Vote by European Community to send emergency aid to the Kurdish rebels reported.

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila;
McWethy, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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