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Iraq-US Relations / Kurdish Refugees #168671

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 15, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The crisis between the United States and Iraq updated; details given of the continued United States military buildup in the Persian Gulf region. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - says missile strikes are still a possibility.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - comments on Iraq's air defenses.] [Iraqi deputy foreign minister Riyadh Al-QAYSI - outlines Iraq's commitment.] [US Army sergeant Benny VELASQUEZ - comments.] The United States failure to tell Kuwait that more troops would be coming and Perry's efforts to shore up the shaky coalition mentioned.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(On the northern Iraqi border: Linda Pattillo) The evacuation of Kurdish refugees from Iraq into Turkey featured; scenes shown of the people on the move. [KURD - comments.] [US embassy official in Turkey Frank RICCIARDONI - says the Kurds associated with the United States government will be helped.]

McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda;
Simpson, Carole

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