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Iran-Iraq War #267608

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1980
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(Studio) Jordan's involvement in Iran-Iraq war as supply route for Iraq reported; details given. North Korea said sending arms it recs. from USSR and China (PR) to Iraq (sic).
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Alleged supply relationship between North Korea and Iran examined; map shown. Iran noted incring. its efforts to purchase spare parts from West Germany, Belgium and Austria; details given. Jordan's aide to Iraq outlined; possibility that USSR supply ships are currently en route to Aqaba, Jordan, considered.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Anchor corrects mis-iden. of recipient of North Korean aid. Jordan recalled declaring its support for Iraq yesterday; United States State Department's reaction today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) US, via its ambassador in Jordan, reported warning Jordan's King Hussein about involvement in war; details given. [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments.] Pol. factors United States is concerned with, include Camp David peace process, outlined.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

(Studio) War situation today at Abadan, Khorramshahr, Iran reported; map shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Narration of yesterday's Iraqi air attack on Tehran, Iran; films shown. Iran's version of victories at the front outlined.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates reported allegedly agreeing to increase oil product to offset losses caused by Iran-Iraq war; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike;
Sawyer, Diane;
Tunnell, Doug

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