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Persian Gulf Crisis / United Nations-Iraq Talks / Diplomacy / Summit #334711

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 02, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Amman: Tom Fenton) Statement from United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar following his meetings with Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz and other diplomatic moves outlined; scenes shown from Amman, Jordan. [PEREZ de Cuellar - says he is disappointed because Iraq won't consider withdrawing from Kuwait.] Possible role for President Mikhail Gorbachev as mediator mentioned; scenes shown of Jordan's King Hussein hopscotching across Europe in his assumed role as mediator. [Political analyst Rami KHOURI - says Arabs should deal with the problem.] US intervention in the gulf noted furthering Arab nationalism; scenes shown of anti-American rallies in Jordan.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Kennebunkport: Wyatt Andrews) Upcoming summit meeting between Gorbachev and President Bush examined; scenes shown of Bush with Reverend Billy Graham in Kennebunkport, ME. [On "Face the Nation", Senator Robert DOLE - says Bush and Gorbachev need a strategy for what to do in the gulf crisis.] [On "Meet the Press", Senator Sam NUNN - says West must keep arms from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] Differences between United States and USSR over gulf policy cited. [On "This Week", Soviet embassy attache David CHIKVAIDZE - says diplomacy is needed.] Other superpower issues to be discussed in Helsinki listed.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Chung, Connie;
Fenton, Tom

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