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Iraq / United States Military / US-Saudi Arabia Relations / Southern Iraq #135066

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 07, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Abu Dhabi: Bob Zelnick) Withdrawal of American troops from southern Iraq featured; scenes shown. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - thanks troops.] Position of Saudi Arabia on American presence in the region detailed. Cheney shown arriving in Abu Dhabi, where the United States central command headquarters will be located.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Nasiriyeh: Mike von Fremd) Deterioration of life in southern Iraq featured; scenes shown from Basra, Iraq, and Nasiriyeh, Iraq, where the war has altered the people's way of life and introduced various health threats. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein shown on state TV. Iraq noted not having the funds to conduct the needed rebuilding until sanctions are removed.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob;
von Fremd, Mike

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