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Iraq / United Nations Inspectors #585288

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 29, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's aid quoted on Hussein's belief that God is on his side. Report introduced.

(Washington: Henry Champ) Iraq's refusal to obey a United Nations demand to destroy Scud missile materials featured; scenes shown of Hussein. Points in Iraq's letter to the United Nations with regard to weapons outlined. [Deputy Iraqi ambassador to United Nations Samir al-NIMA - states Iraqi position.] [British ambassador to United Nations Sir David HANNAY - says Iraqi equipment has to go.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with United Nations special commissioner Rolf Ekeus. [EKEUS - comments on awareness of Iraq and Hussein of the seriousness of the situation, the likelihood of military pressure, military threat posed by Iraq's missiles, and the likelihood that Hussein will back down.]

Champ, Henry;
Utley, Garrick

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