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Iran-Iraq War #507293

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1980
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(Studio) Iraq reported prepared to declare temporary ceasefire in war with Iran; Iran's rejection of United Nations Sec. Council call for halt to conflict and pledge to keep Persian Gulf open to shipping noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Iraq's ceasefire discussed; United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim reported recing. letter today from Iranian president Abolhassan Bani-Sadr in which Iran rejected United Nations call for ceasefire. Details given. Iraq's offer of ceasefire said thought arranged by Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq; details given. [ZIA - addresses General Assembly.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Inability of Iraq to capture key objectives of Abadan, Ahwaz and Khorramshahr, Iran, said possible reason for their offer of ceasefire; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iran's air raid on Baghdad, Iraq, yesterday examined; films shown.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
McLaughlin, Bill

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