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Iran-Iraq War #512702

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1980
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(Studio) Continued fighting between Iran and Iraq reported; defensive measures taken by Saudi Arabia noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iraq's position, most recent fighting, include destruction of Iran's Abadan refinery, alleged Iraqi control of Shatt al Arab waterway, examined; films shown. Japan's attack on United States at pearl Harbor, Hawaii, mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Mil. analysts's assessment of Iranian air force's performance noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) Situation inside Iran examined; film shown said taken by Japanese crew. Censorship imposed on Japanese news broadcasts outlined; President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw

(Studio) Iraq's demands for halt to fighting outlined; maps shown. Iran reported rejecting conditions.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Paris, France) Iraqi deputy premier Tarik Aziz reported meeting in Paris, France with President Giscard d'Estaing with regard to Iraq's conditions for cease-fire; films shown, details given. [AZIZ - comments.] [Iranian amb. - (thru translator) responds.] Ambassador's further remarks quoted.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

(Studio) Saudi Arabia's King Khalid reported calling Iraqi President Saddam Hussein with regard to fighting; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Miller, Keith;
Upshaw, Jim

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