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August 30, 1990 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet Foreign Ministry spokesman Gennady I. Gerasimov this week criticized the U.S. expulsion of Iraqi diplomats as causing an escalation of tension in the Persian Gulf region. He said his country will not follow suit. "I don't believe that we have to add fuel to the fire in this explosive situation," Gerasimov said Tuesday.
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February 20, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Tuesday threw cold water on the new Soviet peace plan, saying "it falls well short of what would be required" to end the Gulf War. His remarks--the first he has made in public on the secret proposal--appeared to dismiss what was seen as the last chance to avoid a brutal war on the ground to throw Iraq's occupying force out of Kuwait.
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September 27, 1990 | Reuters
The Soviet Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Moscow has 150 military and civilian advisers in Iraq, dismissing higher U.S. estimates. Senior U.S. defense officials said Tuesday that although there are up to 1,000 Soviet advisers still in Iraq, Moscow is not supplying arms or other military equipment to Iraq.
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September 27, 1990 | Reuters
The Soviet Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Moscow has 150 military and civilian advisers in Iraq, dismissing higher U.S. estimates. Senior U.S. defense officials said Tuesday that although there are up to 1,000 Soviet advisers still in Iraq, Moscow is not supplying arms or other military equipment to Iraq.
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February 20, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Tuesday threw cold water on the new Soviet peace plan, saying "it falls well short of what would be required" to end the Gulf War. His remarks--the first he has made in public on the secret proposal--appeared to dismiss what was seen as the last chance to avoid a brutal war on the ground to throw Iraq's occupying force out of Kuwait.
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August 30, 1990 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet Foreign Ministry spokesman Gennady I. Gerasimov this week criticized the U.S. expulsion of Iraqi diplomats as causing an escalation of tension in the Persian Gulf region. He said his country will not follow suit. "I don't believe that we have to add fuel to the fire in this explosive situation," Gerasimov said Tuesday.
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