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Persian Gulf War / United Nations Cease-Fire / Iraq Unrest #337987

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 03, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) United Nations Security Council reported adopting permanent cease-fire resolution; details given; scenes shown; requests to condemn Iraqi slaughter of Kurdish and Shiite rebels noted. [Ambassador to United Nations Thomas PICKERING, Iraqi ambassador Abdul Amir al- ANBARI, British ambassador Sir David HANNAY - comment.] State Department reported meeting with first of several Iraqi dissident groups.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) Administration's nonintervention policy examined; scenes shown of President Bush playing golf in Florida and of Kurdish sympathizers demonstrating in Washington. [BUSH, demonstrator Haider ABDULLAH - comment.] Bush's mixed signals reviewed. [On February 15, BUSH - calls for overthrow of President Saddam Hussein.] [Senator Albert GORE - opposes policy.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) With most of northern Iraq back in government control, Kurdish refugees reported fleeing to Iran; their plight examined; scenes shown. [Relief WORKER; on "This Morning", "Washington Post" Jonathan RANDAL - comment.] Associated Press report that Bush authorized CIA to give covert assistance cited; audio report heard from journalist Nick Vogel. [Iraqi government spokesman Sadoum al-JANABI - makes statement.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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