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Iran-Iraq War #284791

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 1982
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(Studio) Apparent status of Iran-Iraq war discussed; senior United States official said raising possibility of joint military exercises between United States and Arab ntns. feeling threatened by Iran.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Baghdad, Iran) Iraqi television films of battle shown, discussed. Major battle sites illustrated on map; Iranian thrust towards An Najaf, Ayatollah Khomeini's former exile home, noted. [Former Iranian prime minister Shahpour BAKHTIAR - notes consequences of spreading Iranian war overtures.] Former prime minister Abolhassan Bani-Sadr said feeling Khomeini is using Iraqi conflict to distract subjects from internal shortcomings. President Saddam Hussein noted remaining head of state in Iraq.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

Pintak, Larry;
Rather, Dan

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