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Persian Gulf Crisis / United Nations-Iraq Talks / Bush Diplomacy / Thatcher #577289

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 02, 1990
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(Studio: John Cochran) Statement from United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar following his meetings with Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz outlined; scenes shown from Amman, Jordan. [PEREZ de Cuellar - says he is disappointed.] Report introduced.

(Kennebunkport: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush's preparations for his mini-summit with President Mikhail Gorbachev examined; scenes shown of Bush with Reverend Billy Graham in Kennebunkport, ME. "Newsweek" report that Bush has approved covert CIA operations to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein mentioned. [On "Meet the Press", Senator Sam NUNN - says covert actions should be used to make Hussein's position untenable.] Report out of Turkey of dissention in Iraqi army ranks detailed. Issue of split between United States and USSR over use of force in the gulf noted. [On "This Week", Soviet diplomat David CHIKVAIDZE - says diplomacy is needed.] [On "Face the Nation", Senator Robert DOLE - says stalemate could be problem for Bush.] Bush's reasons for summit meeting explained.

(Studio: John Cochran) British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's call for patience in the gulf reported. [THATCHER - says it will take time for sanctions to work.]

Cochran, John;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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