NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1984
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(Studio) Conditions set by President Reagan for United States aid to Arab states in current Persian Gulf crisis, presented in letter to Saudi Arabia's King Fahd today, outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Bahrain) Importance of Persian Gulf shipping lanes to freighter traffic as well as oil tankers recalled. Films shown. Assistant Secretary of State Richard Murphy's mtg. today with King Fahd considered; basis of Saudi reluctance -to accept US help explained. [Saudi Sheik Ahmed Zaki al- YAMANI - wants to avoid US-USSR confrontation.] Bahrain's concern discussed.
REPORTER: John Cochran
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