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Iran / Politics / Iran-Iraq War #116290

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Hashemi Rafsanjani reported taking over command of armed forces in Iran from Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Current status of Iran-Iraq war featured; details given of recent Iraq offensives in Fao peninsula and near Basra, Iraq, map and scenes shown from Iraqi TV. Iran's problems in recruiting zealots for military explained; possible impact on US' role in Persian Gulf noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:01:50

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