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Iran Arms Scandal #100202

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 30, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) "Sunday Times" reported claiming Iran arms deals were arranged from London a safehouse by General Richard Secord (ret.) as part of team assembled by Colonel Oliver North.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Pol. impact here of scandal and investigation into role of Israeli middlemen examined; details given, scenes shown. [Communications minister Amnon RUBINSTEIN - cites Israeli law pertaining to controversy.] [Prime Min. Yitzhak SHAMIR - expects United States request to interview private Israelis.] Suspected roles of Amiram Nir, David Kimche, Al Schwimmer and Yaacov Nimrodi discussed. Nimrodi's statement to Israeli radio today outlined on screen. [Courtesy "This Wk.", Knesset mbr. Abba EBAN - cites Israel's limited role in scandal due to United States involvement in Nicaraguan war.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Reagan, in "Time", noted blaming 3rd country for diverting Iranian arms sale funds to Contras; details given.

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Dean

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