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US-Allied Rel. / Muskie / Iran #270638

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1980
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(Studio) Britain reported weakening proposed economy sanctions against Iran; French-USSR summit said undercutting United States efforts with regard to Afghanistan.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's criticism of French decision to meet with USSR President Leonid Brezhnev outlined. [MUSKIE - comments on not being informed by France about meeting] State Department's response to Britain's watering do's of economy sanctions against Iran reported; details given.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Possibility of Japan lessening its sanctions against Iran due to Britain's action reported; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Kalb, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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