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Iran Crisis #270072

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1980
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(Studio) Common Mkt. ntns. reported approving series of diplomatic measures against Iran; threat of econ sanctions unless progress is evident in hostage crisis by mid-May noted. Carter administration said disappointed over allied action.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Luxembourg) Actions agreed upon by foreign mins. of Common Mkt. ntns., mtg. in Luxembourg, outlined. [Lord CARRINGTON - comments on probable United States reaction.] Europe said hoping today's resolution will deter Carter from using military action against Iran.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

(DC) Official response to allied decision examined; Carter and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance mentioned. Possibility that Ayatollah Khomeini invites United States mil. action against Iran for own purposes considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Threat by Iran's oil minister with regard to any nation supporting sanctions noted; econ. minister said announcing agreement with USSR on industrial and economy relations Details given. House For. Affairs Committee reported sending resolution backing Carter's economy and diplomatic sanctions against Iran; resolution noted not indicating advanced support for any military action.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Peterson, Susan

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