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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Jordan / Kuwaiti Royal Family #334419

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1990
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(Baghdad: Dan Rather) Refugees from Kuwait and Iraq reported continuing to swamp Jordan. Report introduced.

(Iraqi-Jordanian border: Peter Van Sant) Jordan reported slow to impose sanctions against Iraq because of popular Jordanian support for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and because of history as trading partners; scenes shown of embargo-running trucks at Ruwayshad, Jordan. [Two DRIVERS - comments.] Some foreign suppliers noted holding back deliveries to Jordan. [Jordanian sugar importer Yusuf NADER, pharmaceutical company president Samee DARWAZAH - comment on embargo.]

(Baghdad: Dan Rather) Report introduced. ......

(London: Bert Quint) Kuwaiti royal family said flourishing financially despite exile; details given of overseas investments. ["Middle East Economic Digest" Pamela SMITH - comments.] Kuwaitis noted thwarting Iraqi efforts to steal fortune; scenes shown of Kuwaiti demonstration in London.. [United Bank of Kuwait Anton SIMON, Kuwaiti ambassador, London Ghazi al-RAYES - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter
Duration:
00:04:20

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