CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 31, 1984
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(Studio) Iraqi claims of attack on Iranian oil refinery at Tabriz reported United States Navy warships said now escorting tankers to and from Persian Gulf ports; details given. [President REAGAN - accuses Iran of resisting efforts to end war.] Iran said allegedly halting payments on foreign debts in order to purchase ammunition; Iraq's economy investment in war mentioned. Defense Department's opposition to Stinger missile sales to Kuwait as were made to Saudi Arabia announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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