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Iraq / United Nations Inspectors / United Nations, US, Military #137097

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) United Nations inspectors in Iraq reported still refusing to give up documents about Iraq's nuclear weapons program.

(UN: John McWethy) The standoff between the inspectors and Iraqi forces in Baghdad featured; details given of exchanges between Iraq and UN. [Voice of United Nations inspection team's David KAY - says Iraqis won't allow seals on boxes.] [Iraqi foreign minister Ahmed HUSSEIN KHUDAYER - (thru translator) says Kay can leave, but not with documents.] [British foreign minister Douglas HURD - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Bush's administration's plans for Iraq reviewed. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - expresses confidence about thwarting efforts of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater quoted about UN's control of the situation. Air Force General Charles Horner, who ran the Persian Gulf air war, said told to be ready to return to the region.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Dennis Troute) Reinforcement of United States military presence in the gulf region detailed. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - comments.] Intelligence belief that Hussein was two years away from nuclear weapons when the war interrupted the research noted.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Troute, Dennis

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