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Iraq / Kurds #323546

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 1988
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(London, England: Tom Fenton) Iran-Iraq war cease-fire discussed. Iraq reported launching attack upon Kurdish population; details given, scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - condemns Iraq's use of chemical weapons against Kurds.] Secretary of State George Shultz reported discussing matter with Iraqi state minister Saadoun Hammadi. [HAMMADI - denies allegations.] Iraq's use of poison gas discussed. No. of Kurds fleeing to Turkey given; scenes shown. [Kurdish MAN - describes chemical bombs.] [Kurdish journalist Hezhir TEIMOURIAN - comments on situation.] Human rights organization called Amnesty International reported issuing appeal to United Nations Sec. Council to stop massacre.

Fenton, Tom

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