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Persian Gulf / United Nations Peace Mission, Iran-Iraq War #317846

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 04, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar reported scheduled to arrive in Tehran on peace mission aimed at achieving cease-fire in Iran- Iraq war.

(Persian Gulf: Allen Pizzey) Contd. escalation of Iran-Iraq war here and impact on tanker traffic examined; details given, scenes shown. [Injured Italian Captain Guido MANSCRIBINO - describes Iranian assault on his ship.] Missile attacks from Iranian territory on Kuwait reviewed; Iranian speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani's denial of attacks on Kuwait and threat to United States troops in region quoted. No. tankers attacked by Iran and Iraq this week noted; Lloyd's of London's assessment of tanker traffic in gulf mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Missile hitting Kuwait today reported identification as Chinese- made silkworm used by Iran; details given.

Reporter(s):
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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