State Department News Briefing

Mr. Boucher spoke to reporters assembled in the Department of State on a planned meeting between Secretary of State Baker and… read more

Mr. Boucher spoke to reporters assembled in the Department of State on a planned meeting between Secretary of State Baker and officials from Vietnam on the civil war in Cambodia. Mr. Boucher also discussed continued fighting between Iraqi rebels and Saddam Hussein’s government, which has resulted in hundreds of thousands of Kurdish refugees fleeing Iraq and persecution from Iraqi authorities. Secretary of State Baker was on the Turkey-Iraq border on April 8, on a trip ordered by President Bush to view the problem of Kurdish refugees firsthand. He also discussed an announcement by the Emir of Kuwait that Kuwait would maintain an elected legislature and would increase the role of women in Kuwaiti government affairs. close

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State Department News Briefing

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Program ID:
17455-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 1991
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 1991

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 1991 | 6:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 1991 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 1991 | 1:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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