NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 17, 1980
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(Studio) Europeans and Japanese reported under heavy public pressure from Carter admin. to impose strict economy sanctions against Iran.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(Naples, Italy) European foreign mins. said considering less severe sanctions against Iran. Stated that sanction plan may lack real economy impact.
REPORTER: Keith Miller
(Tokyo, Japan) Japanese decision re:tough economy sanctions said to be based on European measures. Japan said already to have lost its Iranian oil supply. United States said aiding Japanese in search for other oil suppliers. Collapse of prime minister Masayoshi Ohira's government said not expected to weaken Japanese position.
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw
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