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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / United States Troops #337804

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Northern Iraq: David Martin) United States and Iraqi generals reported meeting in northern Iraq to discuss plight of Kurdish refugees; details given of agreement allowing United States troops to set up refugee camps; scenes shown of Zakho, Iraq, meeting. [Operation Provide Comfort Lieutenant General John SHALIKASHVILI, Marine helicopter pilot Captain John CROWLEY - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Iraq: Allen Pizzey) Army Special Forces teams reported scouting campsites and helping refugees in northern Iraq; conditions noted better than in Turkish mountain camps; scenes shown. [Army sergeant Don BRYANT, sergeant Scott GRIMM - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Tom Fenton) Western reluctance to aid Kurdish refugees in Iran examined; scenes shown; Europeans said having shamed President Bush into supporting safe havens for Kurds on Turkish border. [Oxfam David JONES, British parliament member Ann CLWYD, foreign affairs specialist Hans BINNENDIJK - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:07:00

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