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Vietnam Invasion / Iranian Oil #503008

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to United Nations Security Council meeting concerning Vietnam invasion introduced
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Iran) Report shown concerns Iranian oil. Oil exports said to no longer incl. South Africa or Israel. Stated that United States can still get Iranian oil. New chairperson of National Iranian Oil Company Hassan - Nazih quoted as saying oil shipments might begin in ten days. OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Noted that above was not United Nations Security Council report
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(NYC) Presentation by Vietnam ambassador Ha Van Lau of Vietnam side of invasion quoted. [LAU(translated statements) comments on relationship of invasion to US normalization of relationship with China (PR) and Sino-Japanese peace treaty.]
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(Studio) Resolution by US, Britain, and France calling for withdrawals from both Cambodia and Vietnam cited.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(DC) Undersecretary State Warren Christopher's mtgs. with Chinese delegation leader Chai Tse-min and Soviet ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin noted. Report that Chinese expected from invasion's start that it would only last 10-20 days.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Cochran, John;
Hunt, Richard;
Simpson, Carole;
Woodruff, Judy

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