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Iran Crisis / Parliament / Trade #270977

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1980
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(Studio) Zurich meeting between Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh and Swiss foreign min. Pierre Aubert detailed; films shown. Both men quoted. 2nd Iranian parliamentary elecs. noted occurring today; Ayatollah Khomeini said agreeing to endorse whomever President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr chooses as prime min.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Predicted victory for Islamic Republic party, winners of 1st round of elecs., examined; films shown. Khomeini's orders to voters noted; clergy, expected to dominate party, said opposing in past any attempt by Bani-Sadr to solve hostage crisis.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Consumer goods from west ntns. reported pouring into Iran in effort by exporters to beat upcoming economy sanctions against Iran by European Common Mkt.; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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