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Iran-Great Britain Relations #118239

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 30, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: John McWethy) Restoration of full diplomacy ties between Iran and Great Britain reported; details given, scenes shown following meeting at UN between foreign mins. Ali Akbar Velayati and Geoffrey Howe. [HOWE, VELAYATI - comment on agreement.] Contd. holding of British hostages, include Terry Waite, in Lebanon by pro-Iranian forces noted. Iran's renewed relations with France, Canada, Italy, and Turkey noted. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - lists conds. for United States relations with Iran.] President Reagan reported denying rumor that United States and Iran are negotiating over release of American hostages in Lebanon.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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