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Persian Gulf Crisis / Embassies / Jordan #334788

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bill Plante) Government of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported threatening embassies in Baghdad, Iraq, that hiding foreigners is offense punishable by death. [Secretary of State James BAKER - comments on announcement.] Western diplomats in Baghdad noted meeting.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Amman: Anthony Mason) Three Iraqi passenger planes reported landing in Jordan despite United Nations air embargo; scenes shown of British hostages; confusion over embargo examined. [Jordanian information minister Ibrahim IZZEDIN - comments.] [Jordanian economist Fahed FANEK, REFUGEE - comment on humanitarian nature of flights.]

(Baghdad: Betsy Aaron) Roads between Iraq and Jordan reported still open; scenes shown from parade of Jordanian trucks filled with food and from demonstration at United States embassy. [Jordanian organizer Abdul MOHAMMED - denies breaking embargo.]

Aaron, Betsy;
Mason, Anthony;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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