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Iraq / Troops Near Kuwait #151189

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The reaction of President Clinton's administration to the movement of Iraqi troops towards the border with Kuwait in the Persian Gulf region featured; United States military preparations for possible action near the Iraq-Kuwait border reviewed. [CLINTON - comments.] [US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT - calls the UN speech by Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz ridiculous.] [CLINTON - tells Iraqi President Saddam Hussein the United States remains committed to UN resolutions.] The speculation that the design of Saddam's show of force is to get the United Nations to lift sanctions noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Sheila MacVicar) The response from Iraq to alleged challenges to its image from the United States and United Nations examined; the possible link of Iraqi troop movements to the United Nations position on sanctions detailed.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila

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