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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Zakho #337919

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) Announcement by White House that Iraqis have agreed to clear out of the Kurdish refugee zone in and around Zakho, Iraq, featured; area scenes shown. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY, Kurdish spokesman Dr. Nashmalden KARIM - comment on moves to protect the Kurds.]

(Silopi, Turkey: David Martin) The Iraqi presence in Zakho and the refugees' tent city being built by Americans featured; scenes shown of US military and Iraqi police. [IRAQI - (thru translator) says 500 police left town.] [KURD - says we do not trust any agreement with the Iraqi government.] [Second KURD - says Iraqi army will come when Americans leave.] [Agency for International Development Dayton MAXWELL, US European Command General John GALVIN - comment on relief effort.]

(Studio: Dan Rather; White House: Susan Spencer) View from the White House that United Nations will take over these camps sometime discussed.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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