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Iran-Iraq War #267220

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 11, 1980
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(Studio) Iraqi charges that Syria, Libya, and North Korea are aiding Iran stated. Iraq said cutting relations with all 3. Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr's warnings that any Persian Gulf cntry that aids Iraq will be subject to air attack cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Basra, Iraq) Iraqi film of downed Iranian planes shown. Impt. of Iranian air force noted. Iraqi air attacks on Kharg Island and Shatt al Arab waterway reported Iraqi battle of Abadan detailed. Iraq said constantly trying to show United States and Israeli links with Iran. Saddam Hussein said touring Iraq residential areas to keep peoples' support of war effort.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) Guided missile cruiser USS Leahy said going to Persian Gulf. Ship said equipped to work with 4 AWACS planes sent to Saudi Arabia to help monitor war. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait said agreeing incrd. oil production will offset losses caused by Iran-Iraq war.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Pintak, Larry;
Schieffer, Bob

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