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Iraq / United Nations Cease-Fire / Kurdish Refugees / United States Military #338050

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Iraq reported accepting the United Nations cease-fire resolutions.

(Along the Turkey-Iraq border: Allen Pizzey) Flight of the Kurdish refugees from Iraq to Turkey featured; scenes shown from along the mountain trail. Response of the Turkish government and the local people to the refugees' plight detailed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Southern Iraq: Bert Quint) Likelihood that United States troops in occupied Iraq will soon go home now that the Iraqi parliament has accepted the cease-fire featured; scenes shown from southern Iraq, where the Army medics help the injured Iraqis. [US Army Lieutenant Kevin PETIT, Captain Bill CURTIS - comment.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Death of United States soldier in Kuwait from a cluster bomb reported. United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said proposing a peacekeeping force to patrol the Iraq-Kuwait border. Homecoming parade for veterans of the Persian Gulf war in Portland, ME, shown.

(Houston: Randall Pinkston) Reaction of President Bush to acceptance of the United Nations cease-fire featured. [BUSH - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is in no position to barter.] Plans for Secretary of State James Baker to go to Turkey to examine the condition of the Kurdish refugees noted. Administration's plans to air drop emergency supplies to the refugees cited.

Reporter(s):
Pinkston, Randall;
Pizzey, Allen;
Quint, Bert;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:06:20

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