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Persian Gulf Crisis / United Nations Resolution / USSR / Hostages / Multinational Force #572503

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 26, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: John Dancy) United Nations Security Council vote Thursday on resolution authorizing use of force against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein previewed; details outlined on screen; scenes shown of President Bush leaving Washington; USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev reported warning Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz; scenes shown of meeting; Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze noted demanding release of Soviet hostages. [Foreign ministry spokesman Vitaly CHURKIN - comments.] [At Congressional hearing, former United States arms negotiator Paul NITZE - opposes resolution.] On Iraqi TV, Hussein noted offering to release more American hostages to their relatives and saying Iraqis have died due to food and medicine shortages; scenes shown.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Rick Davis) Statement from top British commander regarding preparedness for war with Iraq reported; scenes shown from demonstrations of devices for neutralizing Iraqi obstacles in desert and of graduating class of Kuwaiti civilian militia. [Royal engineers Lieutenant Colonel Jon MOORE-BICK, British Commander General Peter DeBILLIERE, Kuwaiti civilian militia SOLDIER - comment.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Davis, Rick

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