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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Bush #338067

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1991
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Houston: Wyatt Andrews) Reaction of President Bush to question of whether he promised aid to Kurds rebelling against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured. [BUSH - says he never implied force would be used.] [Iraqi-Kurdistan Front spokesman Barham SALIH - says it was inferred that Iraqi people would be supported in uprising.] [In Houston church, BUSH - talks about a just peace.] Possibility that Bush will keep United States forces in region as part of a United Nations observer group noted.

(Studio: Susan Spencer) Statement from Turkey's President Turgut Ozal about number of refugees who may cross his border with Iraq reported. ......

(On the Turkey-Iraq border: Allen Pizzey) Plight of Kurdish refugees trapped on both sides of the Turkey-Iraq border featured; scenes shown of United States relief being air dropped and Turkish aid being trucked and hand-hauled to a people desperate for food.

(Studio: Susan Spencer) Announcement by Hussein that conspiracies in the north and south have been put down reported.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Pizzey, Allen;
Spencer, Susan

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