U.S.-Iraq Cease-Fire Meeting

U.S. General Schwarzkopf and Saudi Lt. Gen. Sultan spoke to reporters after meeting with Iraqi military commanders to work out the details of the… read more

U.S. General Schwarzkopf and Saudi Lt. Gen. Sultan spoke to reporters after meeting with Iraqi military commanders to work out the details of the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war announced by President Bush on Wednesday, February 27. Gen. Schwarzkopf stated that the meeting went well, with the Iraqis agreeing with the U.S. on the return of P.O.W.'s, the cessation of Iraqi offensive military activities, and the locations of land and sea mines in Kuwait. He said coalition forces would withdraw from Iraqi territory upon the signing of a formal cease-fire agreement. Lt. Gen. Sultan reaffirmed Gen. Schwarzkopf’s optimistic review of the meeting, saying the Iraqis agreed to every request of the coalition forces' demands. close

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U.S.-Iraq Cease-Fire Meeting

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Program ID:
16896-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Safwan, Iraq
First Aired:
Mar 03, 1991 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 03, 1991 | 7:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 03, 1991 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 03, 1991 | 7:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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