NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 18, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Tom Brokaw) Events in the Persian Gulf region updated; scenes shown of arrival of Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney to visit troops and reassure the Saudi Arabians. Map shown of deployment of Iraqi troops and defense systems in Kuwait. [In interview, Saudi Arabian foreign minister Prince SAUD al-Faisal - talks about Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and the need for international guarantees through United Nations for normalcy and legitimacy to return to the region.] Saudis' belief that Hussein is listening only to his fanatical advisers noted. [Saudi minister of oil Hisham NAZER - says OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting is needed to stabilize the oil market; says American price increases is "panic pricing"; talks about "reciprocal security" with US.]
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