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USSR / Iran, Afghanistan #269232

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 08, 1980
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(Studio) Massing of USSR troops along Afghanistan's border prior to invasion recalled; USSR said now massing troops along Iran's north border.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) State Department's disclosure with regard to USSR military maneuvers northw. of Iran and pol. reasons for United States making information known examined; map shown. Role of Soviet provinces of Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia detailed. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - comments.] Possible rationale behind USSR behavior considered; Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) France reported rejecting Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's proposal for foreign mins. meeting in West Germany with regard to Afghanistan; details given
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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