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Persian Gulf / US-Iran #553800

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 21, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) United States helicopter reported aiding US-registered ship approached by Iranian ship in Persian Gulf. Attack on Greek freighter by gunners from Farsi Island, Iran, reported Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Martin Fletcher) Problems facing neutral shipping from Iranian naval ships in Persian Gulf reported; details given, scenes shown from Iraq TV. Radio messages between ships played. Attacks by Iran on neutral ships reviewed; scenes shown. Recent attack on ship Filikon L recalled. [MAN - says United States Navy failed to respond to call for help.] Role of various ntns. in Gulf cited.

Chung, Connie;
Fletcher, Martin

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