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Middle East / Hostage Situation #328840

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 1989
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Damascus, Syria: Allen Pizzey) Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani reported announcing his willingness to work with United States to resolve hostage crisis. Hizballah leader Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah noted predicting that no more hostages will be killed. Syria's role in situation discussed. [UN Undersecretary Marrack GOULDING - comments on effort to find body of Colonel William Higgins.] Iranians reported demanding that Israel release abducted Hizballah leader Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid. [Hostage Joseph Cicippio's wife Elaham GHANDOUR - thanks kidnappers for reprieve.]

Kuralt, Charles;
Pizzey, Allen

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