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Persian Gulf Tension / Iran-Iraq War #537939

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1984
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(Studio) Latest escalation in Iran-Iraq war reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(London, England) Claims and counterclaims of Iran and Iraq examined; details illustrated on map. Implications for Persian Gulf shipping, especially at Iran's Kharg Island oil terminal, considered. Latest Iraqi attacks on foreign vessels discussed. Turkey mentioned boycotting Iranian ports now.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Pentagon's claim that arms flows to both ntns. has been curbed noted coming as Iraq announced receipt of new USSR missiles.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Santiago, Chile) Role of United States arms companies in supplying parts for Iraqi cluster bombs examined; manufacturer of cluster combs here to circumvent US restrictions discussed. [Strategic specialist Dr. Michael VILEJOS - explains implications of Iraq's purchase.] Chilean industrialist Carlos Cardun's explanation for mfring. cluster bombs with United States equipment outlined. [CARDUN - claims Chile's friendship with United States is treated like a "bastard son."] United States dipls. said agreeing with Cardoon's analysis.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Cochran, John;
Francis, Fred;
Palmer, John

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