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Persian Gulf / Iran-Iraq War, United Nations #558564

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 04, 1987
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Iranian missile attack on Kuwait reported United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar reported scheduled for visit to Tehran next week in effort to reach cease-fire between Iran and Iraq.

(NYC: Richard Valeriani) United Nations Sec. Council's authorization for Perez de Cuellar's peace mission noted; scenes shown. [US ambassador Vernon WALTERS - is satisfied.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - claims resolution calling for cease- fire is anti-war, pro-peace.] Terms of resolution outlined. [PEREZ de Cuellar - claims Iran is prepared for peace talks.] Kurt Waldheim's 1979 visit to Tehran recalled; scenes shown.

(Studio: Chris Wallace) Iranian speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani's warning to United States to withdraw from Persian Gulf quoted. Contd. United States show of force in area described, shown.

Reporter(s):
Valeriani, Richard;
Wallace, Chris
Duration:
00:02:30

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