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Iran / Hijacking #535297

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 08, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced

(London, England) Status of hijacked Kuwaiti airliner in Iran examined; films shown. Terrorists' threat to continue killing passengers unless Kuwait meets its demands noted; radio transmission allowed with hostage identification as American "Chas. Kipper" (Kapar) outlined. [Freed HOSTAGE - describes experience.] Iranian official's explanation for lack of action mentioned.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

(Studio) Kuwait reported using Syria and Algeria to pressure Iran into taking action against terrorists.

(DC) Syrian President Hafez al-Assad reported deciding to help negotiate with terrorists following international blitz by United States for help; details outlined, discussed. Kuwait's criticism of Iran's handling of situation detailed.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

Frazier, Stephen;
Hart, John;
Lloyd, Robin

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