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February 28, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Bush announced a suspension of hostilities in the Persian Gulf War Wednesday night, declaring to the nation and the world: "Kuwait is liberated. Iraq's army is defeated. Our military objectives are met." Speaking from the Oval Office just 97 hours after U.S. and allied forces stormed into Iraq and Kuwait, the President said the coalition would suspend all offensive combat operations at midnight EST, and laid out conditions that Iraq must satisfy to make the suspension permanent.
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February 27, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
Once Iraqi forces are pushed out of the country, the restored Kuwaiti government plans to impose martial law for at least three months and perhaps as long as a year, according to detailed plans drawn up by the U.S. Army to guide American forces assisting Kuwaiti officials.
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February 17, 1991 | KENNETH FREED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Egyptian and Syrian troops will be stationed in Kuwait and other areas of the Persian Gulf as part of a postwar regional peace force in exchange for billions of dollars in economic aid from the oil-rich Arab nations, diplomatic sources said Saturday.
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February 10, 1991 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN and NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, warning that allied military actions in the Persian Gulf War threaten to destroy Iraq and thereby "exceed the mandate" set by the United Nations, announced Saturday that he will immediately send an envoy to Baghdad to try to end what he called the "largest war in recent decades." Gorbachev reiterated his commitment to the U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at liberating Kuwait and expressed concern about the way the U.S.
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