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Iraq / United Nations Investigators #340474

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Iraq-UN investigators standoff featured. UN Security Council's offer to provide Iraq with a list of documents they take noted. [US ambassador to United Nations Thomas PICKERING - comments.] Scenes shown of United Nations inspectors surrounded by Iraqi soldiers and demonstrators. [Director, United Nations Special Commission Rolf EKEUS - comments.] US officials' statement that some of the documents were written after the Gulf war reported. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Colin POWELL - comments.] Pentagon's continuation of military preparations mentioned; scenes shown. Plans for another United Nations team to use helicopters to look for Scud missiles in western Iraq noted. [EKEUS - comments.] Military officers' preference to launch air strikes rather than provide escorts noted.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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