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Iraqi Refugees / Iran / Turkey / Bush #337714

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 11, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iran reported asking for United Nations help to cope with Iraq's Kurdish refugees; foreign minister quoted. Report introduced.

(Isikveren camp: Allen Pizzey) Allies' relief efforts on Iraq-Turkey border examined; details given of suffering; Turkish army noted keeping Kurds isolated; scenes shown. [Refugee teacher Yasfim al-BAKIR - comments.]

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) Frustrated by criticism that he deserted Kurdish rebels, President Bush reported shifting attention to help for refugees; White House claims cited. [BUSH - comments.] Criticism of Bush examined; shift from nonintervention to refugee protection policy noted. [On videotape, KURD - blames the West.] [At Congressional Human Rights Caucus meeting, Doctors Without Borders Dr. Francis CHARHON - comments.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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