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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / Iranian Plane Downing #322235

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 14, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Vice President George Bush reported representing United States at United Nations debate with regard to downing of Iranian airbus in Persian Gulf. Report introduced.

(New York City: Wyatt Andrews) Iran's diatribes outlined on screen. [Iranian for. minister Ali Akbar VELAYATI - (thru translator) calls administration officials liars.] [BUSH - defends United States.] Iran recalled ignoring UN's denunciation of Gulf war and subsequent calls for its end. [BUSH - says Iran should comply with United Nations resolution.] United States reported having enough votes to block resolution of condemnation.

(New York City: Jacqueline Adams) [BUSH - comments on situation.] [Ex- Undersecretary of State Joseph SISCO - comments on Bush's strategy.] [Ex-UN ambassador Andrew YOUNG - comments on administration's prior disint. in UN.] [Senator Dan. MOYNIHAN - says act appropriate.]

Adams, Jacqueline;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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