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Iraq / Kurds / Agreement #580358

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 24, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Turkish-Iraqi frontier: Brad Willis) Kurdish rebel leader Jalal Talabani reported reaching agreement with President Saddam Hussein to end refugee crisis; details given of promised autonomy; scenes shown. Presence of Iraqi militia reported hindering allies' efforts to establish resettlement camp in northern Iraq; scenes shown of Marines and British commandos; some Iraqis noted pulling out. [TALABANI, KURD, Zakho task force commander Major General Jay GARNER - comment.] Kurds noted still afraid to come down from Turkish border; desire for Kurdistan homeland examined; scenes shown.

Brokaw, Tom;
Willis, Brad

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