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Persian Gulf #554010

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 07, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Warning from leader of Iran's revolutionary guard that United States will be attacked in Persian Gulf reported Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: Jim Bittermann) Mtg. of Arab leaders here to discuss fighting in Gulf reported; details given, scenes shown. Issue of accommodation or confrontation with Iran discussed. Positions of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, Syria's Hafez al-Assad, Jordan's King Hussein and Saudi Arabia noted. Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini and deposing of Tunisia's president mentioned. Need for Arab ntns. to stand up to Iran noted. [Jordan foreign minister Taher al-MASRI - says conference won't fail.] Unanimous Arab stance said unlikely.

Bittermann, Jim;
Chung, Connie

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