NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 08, 1983
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(Studio) French fighter bombers said en route to Iraq today; Iran's claim that plane sale is US-Zionist plot noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(DC) Latest escalation of Iran-Iraq war and West govts.' concern due to threat to international war supplies examined; role of French jets and missiles in Falklands war recalled. Films shown. Iran's threat to close Strait of Hormuz oil route noted; United States commitment to keeping strait open discussed.
REPORTER: Fred Francis
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