NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Amman, Jordan: Tom Aspell) Iraq's detainment of United Nations inspectors featured; scenes shown from Baghdad. [On Monday United Nations inspector David KAY - says nuclear weapons documentation found was in-depth.] Excerpt from June 25, United Nations videotape of Kay arguing with Iraqis. [UN Special Commission Rolf EKEUS - says Iraq will try to preserve its nuclear capabilities.] Positioning of carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Persian Gulf; American threats to renew military action against Iraq reported; scenes shown. [US Navy Lieutenant Todd FREY - says he feels ready.] Iraqi preparation for United States air strikes noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Conversation held via mobile telephone with Kay about terminated inspection. [KAY - says they were surprised when they were told they had to terminate the inspection and vacate the building; discusses findings of inspection; says Iraqis will not let them leave unless they surrender their documentation; denies former Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz' accusation that he is a member of the CIA.]
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