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Iran-Iraq War #512783

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1980
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(Studio) Conflict between Iran and Iraq noted continuing despite prediction of mil. analysts that fighting should slow down; details given. Current border situation, especially at Abadan, Iran, Baghdad, Iraq, outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Baghdad, Iraq) Battle over Ahwaz, Iran, examined; films shown. Today's raid on Baghdad discussed; French-built nuclear facility mentioned. Films shown. [Iraqi army OFR. - comments on Iran, United States.] Reaction of Kurds in recently occupied Iranian town noted.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) United Nations said recing. word that Iran will respond to call for ceasefire by tomorrow; details given. Ayatollah Khomeini's statement in Tehran tonight recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New York City) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's meeting in New York City with Iraq's foreign minister Saadoun Hammadi discussed; films shown. United Nations spokesperson quoted with regard to significance of meeting; 1967 Arab-Israeli war mentioned. [MUSKIE - comments.] [HAMMADI - comments.] United States hostage issue said raised during meeting; details given. Muskie noted offering to meet with Iranian officials.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Iran's parliament reported agreeing to establish special commission to consider United States hostages; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
McLaughlin, Bill

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