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Persian Gulf Crisis / Diplomats / Saudi Arabia-US Arms Deal #577319

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 1990
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[Broadcast joined in progress] Tom Brokaw (New York)

(Baghdad: Ed Rabel) Iraq reported expelling European diplomats in response to ouster of Iraqi diplomats from European countries last week. [British military attache Colonel John COCHRAN - comments on expulsions.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's announcement on Iraqi TV regarding possibility of war quoted; scenes shown. [Information minister Latif Nassif JASSEM - comments on war.] [IRAQI - (thru translator) says not afraid to fight.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush's response noted. [BUSH - reads statement about terrorism; comments on possibility of war; jokes about Hussein appearing on American television.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) White House and Congress reported compromising on proposed arms deal with Saudi Arabia; details given; Israel's concerns noted. [Saudi ambassador Prince BANDAR, Representative Mel LEVINE, Senator Robert KASTEN, BUSH - comment.] Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney noted promising aid to Israeli foreign minister Moshe Arens.

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Rabel, Ed

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