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Persian Gulf Tension / Iran-Iraq War #297922

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan said informing economy summit participants in London of his doubt that Iran can successfully close Persian Gulf oil supplies. Reagan quoted with regard to oil sharing among allies. Explosion of freighter in gulf thought due to mine; Iran's and Iraq's latest claims and counterclaims in their ongoing war outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Iran's acquisition of United States arms examined; films shown. Other ntns. supplying Iran listed. [Iraqi foreign minister Tariq AZIZ - notes ships recently attacked by Iran have been targets of United States arms.] [Defense econ. Hans-Heino KOPIETZ - describes Iran's desperation, extent of Third World's possession of United States ordinance.] [Arms dealer Barry HOWSON - notes arms relationship between Iran and its enemies.]
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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