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Iraq Crisis / United Nations Resolutions / Kuwait Border #143934

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 16, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Laurie) Iraqi compromise offer to United Nations to allow its flights to enter Iraq from the west featured; scenes shown from Baghdad of orchestrated demonstrations against the United States and UN. [Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq AZIZ - says Iraq is challenging the "no-fly" zone; accuses President Bush of a personal vendetta policy.] The issue of Iraqi police posts in Kuwait mentioned.

(Kuwait City: John Laurence) The Iraqi police outposts on the Kuwaiti side of the border featured; scenes and map shown of the posts. [Kuwait policeman Fares al-GAHTANI - comments.] [UNIKOM spokesman Abdellatif KABBAJ - comments.] The larger dispute of the location of the border itself mentioned.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) Bush's response to Iraqi actions and statements examined; scenes shown of Bush at Camp David with Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. [BUSH - comments.] UN position that there can be no conditions on its weapons inspections and the likelihood of air strikes against Iraqi territory by the UN, Britain and France reiterated.

Laurence, John;
Laurie, Jim;
McWethy, John;
Simpson, Carole

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