CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1984
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(Studio) Saudi Arabia reported rescuing crew from tanker damaged by mines in Red Sea approach to Suez Canal; spate of such incidents and threat to Egyptian economy noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Cairo, Egypt) Egypt's request for aid from United States, Britain and France noted; United States mine sweeping helicopters mentioned on standby. [President Hosni MUBARAK - comments.] Factors affecting mine sweeping operations explained. [Defense minister Abu GHAZALA - cites possibility that mines are threat linked with Persian Gulf crisis.] Suez Canal's economy importance to Egypt noted.
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey
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