ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 03, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) United Nations Secretary General reported planning trip to Iran to determine its formal response to UN's resolution calling for cease-fire in Iran-Iraq war.
(Persian Gulf: Jim Hickey) Contd. attacks on tankers here as Iran- Iraq war escalates examined; details given, scenes shown. [Italian tanker CREWMAN - describes attack in which captain was injured; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Former crewman George SAKALIS - explains quitting job on Greek tanker.]
(DC: John McWethy) United Nations Sec. Council said voting tomorrow on Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar's trip to Iran and Iraq in effort to stop their war; scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - cites need for answer from Iran before United States proceeds with push for sanctions.]
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