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Yamani Interview / Middle East / Oil #24091

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1973
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(Studio) Saudi Arabia's oil minister Sheik Ahmed Yamani ends United States tour.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(No location given) Asked about conditions for ending United States oil embargo. [YAMANI - says United States embargo to end immediately if Israelis promise to withdraw from Israeli occupied Arab lands.] Questioned about guarantees requested against border aggression. [YAMANI - thinks peace treaty would be enough, but USSR and United States armed force to guard borders not infeasible.] Yamani asked about feelings toward Soviet forces. [YAMANI - concedes Saudi Arabia wouldn't be happy with Russian forces in Mid. E.]
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith (narrates)

Smith, Howard K.

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