ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Amman, Jordan: Barrie Dunsmore) Communique criticizing Iran during Arab League summit meeting reported; details given, scenes shown. Summit resolutions outlined on screen: support of United Nations cease-fire resolution, call for international conference on Arab-Israeli dispute and granting of permission for Arab states to resume relations with Egypt. Support of resolution by Iranian ally Hafez al-Assad of Syria noted a surprise. Saudi Arabia's role in Syrian position suggested. King Hussein of Jordan said stating that resolution endorses United States call for sanctions against Iran if there is no cease-fire in Gulf. [King HUSSEIN - calls for end to war in Gulf.] Issue of whether or not Iran will pay attention to conf.'s unexpected hard-line stance noted.
(Persian Gulf: Dean Reynolds) Reflagged convoy shown going through Gulf escorted by Navy. Report of attack by Iranian gunboats on Japanese- owned tanker described on screen; responses from Navy and unidentified ship quoted on screen.
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