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Iranian Crisis #261517

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1979
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(Studio) Continued civil unrest in northw Iranian province challenging regime of Ayatollah Khomeini said causing him to issue sharpest personal attack on President Carter to date; details given. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance said discussing consequences against Iran, include economy embargo, on his West European trip.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Japan's lack of support for United States during crisis detailed; Vance's mtgs. with Japanese foreign minister Saburo Okita, and French foreign minister Jean Francois-Poncet and President Giscard d'Estaing noted. Films shown. His talks with England's Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted. Situation faced by United States with regard to allies considered.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Switzerland reported preserving traditional neutrality; International Energy Agency said supporting United States and voting to reduce oil imports; their criticism of Japan noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard

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