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Iran Crisis #509246

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1980
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(Studio) Departure from Tehran of United Nations commission announced; Secretary General Kurt Waldheim said blaming situation on power struggle within Iranian government
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(New York City) Waldheim noted meeting with commission member Mohammed Bedjaoui today. [WALDHEIM - comments on conflict between government and terrorists; calls for patience.] Waldheim's remarks considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Geneva, Switzerland) Conflict between foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh&terrorists over documents terrorist wanted to give co-chairperson Bedjaoui shown, discussed. [GHOTBZADEH - comments.] Commission said not expecting to return to Tehran until after new parliament election; details given. Ghotbzadeh's relationship with terrorists examined; President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) United States attitude noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) President Carter's remarks with regard to setback outlined. [CARTER - comments.] [Secretary of State Cyrus VANCE - comments on United Nations commission] Vance said meeting with Waldheim and 2 co-chairperson of commission tomorrow; details given. Admin. officials noted believing they had deal with Iranian authorities.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) President Carter recalled ordering halt to imports of Iranian oil in November 1979; imports said still continuing. Details given
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Continued deliveries of Iranian oil to United States examined. [November 12, 1979, CARTER - orders halt to Iranian oil purchases.] Commerce Department figs. re: situation outlined on screen; presidential aide Stuart Eizenstat quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:07:40

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