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Iraq / Kurds, Nuclear Program / Politics #135741

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 12, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Decision by the allies to remove troops from Kurdish northern Iraq, but also to deploy "quick reaction" troops in Turkey, featured. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - comments.] UN deadline for Iraq to disclose its nuclear equipment or face allied bombing strikes detailed. Allies' continued efforts to control Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's political and military appetite noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Associated Press report that Hussein is conducting another purge of his military cited. Leader of the United Nations humanitarian mission to Iraq said asking United Nations to ease the sanctions against Iraq to prevent a rise in hunger and disease.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:02:50

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