CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1980
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(Studio) Though both Iran and Iraq accuse United States of aiding the other, attitudes toward United States said better in other Arab countries.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Amman, Jordan) Improvement in United States relations noted. USSR invasion of Afghanistan and fall of Shah said to have had negative effect on United States in other Persian Gulf ntns. Iraq's weakness noted. Saudi Arabia said wanting United States equipment. United States Navy in area said welcomed. Saudi Arabia said to increase product of oil to make up for loss of oil from Iran and Iraq. Report summarized.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet
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