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Turkey / Iraqi Refugees / United States Aid #338034

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 05, 1991
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(Studio: Mike Wallace) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) President Bush reported ordering humanitarian aid airlifts for Kurdish refugees; nonintervention policy noted remaining; scenes shown. [BUSH, Senator Carl LEVIN - comment.] Opposition to President Saddam Hussein's brutal repression noted; scenes shown of Bonn, Germany, London, England, and Ankara, Turkey, protests. [Free Iraq Council president Saad JABR - comments on relief.] Bush noted sending Secretary of State James Baker to Turkey-Iraq border.

(Ankara: Allen Pizzey) Turkish government reported allowing refugees to cross officially closed border; United Nations cost estimate cited; relief from Turkish civilians and Britain mentioned; scenes shown of Diyarbakir, Turkey. Iraq noted offering amnesty to Kurds; scenes shown of organized rally in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq.

Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Wallace, Mike

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