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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages / Iraq / Embargo / US Troops #577276

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 19, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) State Department reported announcing last scheduled charter flight out of Iraq and Kuwait; today's flight mentioned. Statement from CIA head on amount of Iraqi oil cut off by embargo reported. Iraq noted seizing assets of all countries joined in economic sanctions. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Ed Rabel) Effects of embargo examined; Iraq reported rejecting United Nations offer to allow shipments of food and medicine because of distribution requirements. [Hospital WORKER - comments on illnesses among infants.] [Iraqi information minister Latif Nassif JASSEM - (thru translator) comments on United Nations offer.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported offering Iran refined oil in return for food; Iran-Iraq war recalled. [National Defense University Christine HELMS - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Fred Francis) British and French, with lukewarm support from US, reported sponsoring United Nations Security Council air embargo on Iraq; details given. [Military strategist Thomas McNAUGHER - comments.] Pentagon noted saying no aircraft will be shot down; alternatives explained. [British Prime Minister Margaret THATCHER - comments.] Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi reported biggest violator of embargo.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States military personnel in Persian Gulf region reported gaining hazardous duty pay. President Bush's San Francisco speech featured. [BUSH - warns Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait.] Saudi Arabia reported granting special permission for United States troops' Rosh Hashanah services. [Desert dispatches hello: Corporal Brown.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Rabel, Ed
Duration:
00:06:00

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