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Iraq / Troop Withdrawal / Economic Sanctions #150839

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from the Pentagon on a hitch in the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from southern Iraq noted.

(Kuwait City: Garrick Utley) Crisis preparation in Kuwait featured; scenes shown of United States Marines training in Kuwait and of Secretary of Defense William Perry arriving in Saudi Arabia. The United States plan presented to the United Nations to control Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's troops mentioned. Plans for combat aircraft to remain in the region noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Hussein reported offering to recognize Kuwait if the economic sanctions against Iraq are lifted.

(Baghdad: Sheila MacVicar) The financial interests of Russia and other countries in getting the sanctions lifted because of the oil fields explained; scenes shown from Baghdad of touring businessmen. [University of London professor George JOFFE - cites France's interest in Iraqi oil.]

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Utley, Garrick

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