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Iran Crisis #510949

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1980
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(Studio) Iran's foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh's report on socialist nation's call for immediate release of United States hostages, Ramsey Clark's condemnation of apparent United States indifference to crimes of the Shah and today's demonstration in Tehran reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(London, England) Demonstration in Tehran said aimed more at Ayatollah Khomeini's foes than at United States; details given, films shown. Khomeini's call for purge of all non-Moslems from positions of influence recalled; presence of Khomeini's son and President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, opposed to continued captivity of hostages, at rally noted. Ghotbzadeh quoted with regard to apparent easing of United States- Iran tension; United Nations envoy Adib Daoudy quoted with regard to rpting. to United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim. Khomeini reported instructing parliament to decide fate of hostages as soon as possible.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John

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