CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(State Department: Bill Plante) Purchase of Soviet military weapons by Iran's fundamentalist rulers featured; scenes shown of Iranians demonstrating; Iran reported trying to obtain Soviet nuclear weapons. [State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER - talks about Iran's attempt to reestablish its military arsenal, former role of Soviets as Iran arms suppliers, concern about proliferation of arms.] Iranian television excerpt of military equipment shown; military equipment sold to Iran by Soviets last year listed. Soviets reported stating that tactical nuclear weapons have been moved from outlying areas back into the Russian republic.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraq noted also expressing interest in the Soviet military hardware.
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