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Turkey / Iraqi Refugees / United States Aid #580497

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 05, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: John Dancy) President Bush reported ordering humanitarian aid airlifts for Kurdish refugees; nonintervention policy noted remaining; Bush noted sending Secretary of State James Baker to meet with Turkish President Turgut Ozal and visit Turkey-Iraq border; scenes shown of Iraqi ambassador Abdul Amir al-Anbari inviting United Nations to investigate. [BUSH, State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER, Free Iraq Council Saad JABER - comment.] Opposition to President Saddam Hussein's brutal repression noted; scenes shown of Bonn, Germany, and Prague, Czechoslovakia, protests.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Ankara, Turkey: Mike Boettcher) Condition of Kurds crossing Turkish border examined; scenes shown; British relief noted arriving; Turkey's own Kurdish unrest problems mentioned.

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John

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