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Iraq / United Nations Inspectors #582896

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 27, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: Tom Aspell) Iraqi release of United Nations inspectors featured; scenes shown of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Kirkuk, Iraq, Thursday. Iraq's desire that a senior United Nations official fly to Iraq to talk noted. United States warships such as missile cruiser USS Arkansas said on standby in the Gulf to force the Iraqis to comply with resolutions of the cease- fire. [US Navy Captain John LYONS - comments.] Upcoming destruction of Iraq's supergun by United Nations ballistics team mentioned; photos shown. [UN inspection team Doug ENGLUND - comments on use of helicopters in inspections.] UN-Iraqi negotiations of operational details in the location and destruction of Iraqi weapons noted.

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom

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