ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Turkey's President Turgut Ozal about the Kurdish refugee problem quoted.
(White House: Brit Hume) The refugee crisis along the Turkey-Iraq border featured; pictures taken last week shown. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - answers question about British Prime Minister John Major's plan to set up Kurdish enclaves in Iraq.] Reaction of Democrats to President Bush's handling of the Kurds' plight noted. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says United States can't get its people involved in a military action.] UN's plans to get a peacekeeping force into Iraq so United States forces can come home noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraqi government reported denouncing the US airlift of supplies to the Kurds; foreign minister Sadun Hammadi quoted.
(At the Iran-Iraq border: Forrest Sawyer) Iraqi refugees inside the Iranian border featured; scenes shown from mountain roads and the refugee camps, where people fought for food and clothing. [MAN - says thousands are facing death.]
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