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NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 26, 1991
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Allies reported forcing armed Iraqis to leave Zakho, Iraq, near Kurdish refugee camp. Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush's statements on US occupation of northern Iraq reported; scenes shown of Bush planting a tree at White House. [BUSH - comments on forcing President Saddam Hussein to remove troops.] United Nations reported agreeing to eventually take over camps; White House opinion of Saddam's latest peace overtures to Kurds noted; sanctions mentioned. [UN Secretary General Javier PEREZ de CUELLAR, BUSH, Middle East analyst James LEONARD - comment.]

(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Zakho, Iraq: Brad Willis) Armed fighting between Kurdish rebels and police in Zakho reported; scenes shown of Pesh Merga rebels patrolling Zakho alongside British Royal Marines; details given of recovery; scenes shown of resettlement camp; continued fear of returning to Iraq noted. [Army General Jay GARNER, British Captain Mark WOLSEY, refugee aid official Fred CUNY, REFUGEE- comment.]

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Pauley, Jane;
Willis, Brad

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