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Persian Gulf Crisis / Last Flight / Diplomacy #577335

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 22, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Ed Rabel) Last charter flight for Americans leaving Iraq featured; scenes shown from Baghdad airport. [WOMAN - describes conditions.] [Britisher Julian McCULLOUGH - says he had not heard this was last flight out.] August 1990 scenes shown from Kuwait.

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Diplomatic events in region reviewed; scenes shown of that last flight arriving in London. Expulsion from Saudi Arabia of diplomats from Iraq, Jordan and Yemen noted. Jordan's King Hussein reported asking Americans to support a negotiated settlement to the gulf crisis. Syrian President Hafez al-Assad's diplomatic visit to ally Iran reported; scenes shown of his arrival in Tehran.

Rabel, Ed;
Utley, Garrick

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