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Iran Crisis #509718

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 09, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh said issuing ultimatum to terrorists holding United States hostages; details given Terrorist response thought aimed at rallying public support for their position.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) Terrorists' latest demand said apparently backing up Ghotbzadeh's claim; details given, films shown. [Terrorists spokesperson "MARY" - reads statement about Shah and United States.] United Nations commission's reaction to events considered; Ghotbzadeh said asking them to remain in Iran.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Commission reported staying in Tehran until Tuesday; details given Continued demonstrations outside embassy said becoming irritant to Press Abolhassan Bani-Sadr; Bani-Sadr quoted with regard to USSR and Afghanistan.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Fletcher, Martin;
Savitch, Jessica

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