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Iraq / Hussein / Kurdish Refugees #580412

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 27, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's request that his people "trust" him noted.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi frontier: Brad Willis) Operation by American military to return Kurdish refugees in Turkey to resettlement camps in northern Iraq featured; scenes shown from Isikveren refugee camp, Turkey. [Two KURDS, United States Army Special Force Master sergeant Mark HELT - comment on airlift.] British Royal Marines noted securing more villages in Iraq.

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Tehran: Arthur Kent) Plight of Iraq's Kurdish refugees in Iran featured; scenes shown from Piranshar, Iran, and of arrival of United States military plane carrying blankets for the refugees. [Pilot Lieutenant Colonel Pryor TIMMONS - comments.] Status of US-Iranian relations and question of aid for these refugees reviewed.

Kent, Arthur;
Utley, Garrick;
Willis, Brad

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