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Yamani / Oil Meeting #231706

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 1974
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(Studio) Shiek Ahmed Zaki al-Yamani, Saudi Arabian oil minister, discusses oil problem at Washington, DC meeting
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Sheik Ahmed Zaki al-YAMANI - urges United States to adjust itself to wealth transfer.] Yamani discusses problems of Palestinians and Israeli-occupied Arab lands. [YAMANI - declares another Mid. E. war and oil embargo at hand unless problems solved.] If industry nations reduce demand for oil, price to drop. [YAMANI - states Saudi Arabia won't cut oil production.] Spokesperson for Iranian government also promises not to cut production. Interior Department to lease 10 million acres of offshore land; environmental groups say Interior Department breaks promise to go slow on offshore leases.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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