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Iran Crisis #510428

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 18, 1980
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(Studio) Iran's Islamic parliament reported opening soon; question of hostage crisis noted necessarily considered immediately. Forthcoming visit of Syrian leader Adib Daoudy mentioned. European Econ. Community reported approving sanctions against Iran during Naples meeting today; sanctions noted not as stringent as United States had hoped for.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Naples, Italy) Sanctions agreed to by foreign mins. in Naples outlined; Italian foreign minister said confirming that Iran had contacted mins. Details given, films shown. Alleged reasons for scaling down sanctions considered.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

(DC) Admin. said publicly not displaying disappointed with sanctions. [President CARTER - says he's pleased with allies.] Clarification of that position later detailed; Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted on screen. Criticism here of French President Giscard d'Estaing's meeting with Leonid Brezhnev tomorrow in Warsaw reported.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

(Studio) French sources quoted with regard to Giscard-Brezhnev talks being requested by Brezhnev; subjects reported probably include Afghanistan and Moscow Olympics boycott.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(No location given) Giscard's arrival in Warsaw and greeting by Polish leader Edward Gierek noted; films shown. France's position with regard to United States reaction to Afghanistan and Moscow Olympics boycott recalled. Brezhnev's arrival, accompanied by foreign minister Andrei Gromyko who recently met with Secretary State Edmund Muskie, shown.
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman

Lynch, Bill;
Miller, Keith;
Savitch, Jessica;
Wildman, Dianne

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