ABC Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.
(DC: John McWethy) Speaker of Iranian parliament Hashemi Rafsanjani reported making speech calling for Palestinians to carry out terrorist acts against westerners; scenes shown of demonstrations in support of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories. [State Department spokesperson Margaret TUTWILER - responds to Rafsanjani's speech.] Call by Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini for Moslems to murder author Salman Rushdie recalled. Reasons behind Rafsanjani's speech noted.
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