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US-Iran Relations / Secret Contacts #107951

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 13, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) State Department's secret contacts with Iran, both in London and here, examined; details given, scenes shown. December meeting in West Germany authorized by Secretary of State George Shultz recalled. Iranian representative Sadegh Tabatabai, involved in talks with United States since Carter administration and code named The Travelers, said also involved with Colonel Oliver North; details given.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Iranian parliament speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani reported accusing United States of trying to divert Iranian resources from war with Iraq by claims of Soviet threat; details given.

Jarriel, Tom;
McWethy, John

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