ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Zelnick) Iran reported accepting United Nations Resolution 598, which calls for cease-fire in fighting between Iran and Iraq; details outlined on screen. [Iran ambassador to United Nations Mohammed MAHALLATI - says Iran ready to cooperate with UN Secretary General to implement resolution.] Apparent agreement between Secretary of State George Shultz and Mikhail Gorbachev for arms embargo against Iran reported State Department's position that meaning of Iran's move is unclear reported [Middle East expert Gary SICK - says it's a substantial move forward.] Possibility of United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar journeying to Persian Gulf to help settle Iran-Iraq War noted.
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