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Iran-Iraq War #512737

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 27, 1980
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(Studio) Mtg. of United Nations Security Council to discuss Iran-Iraq war announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(NYC) Diplomatic stalling at United Nations stated. Positions of US, USSR and other ntns. at United Nations noted.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq said sent to Iran by Islamic United Nations ntns. to mediate dispute. Iran's statement that will accept no mediation cited. Iraq pipelines through Turkey and Syria said blown up in warfare.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Masgat, Oman) Strait said not closed to tankers but that most tankers won't enter Persian Gulf in fear that Iraq-Iran war will spread. Possibility that Iraq might attack Tunb Islands and island of Abu Mousa considered. [Norwegian captain Swen HERZBERG - talks about situation.] Tankers said avoiding main channel.
REPORTER: James Compton

Compton, James;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Savitch, Jessica

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