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Iran-Iraq War #62955

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1980
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(Studio) Iran-Iraq war said now including use of missiles; details given. Ayatollah Khomeini and unofficial Tehran spokesperson quoted. Both ntns. reported preparing to send envoys to various Arab capitals; alleged role President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr is playing in war effort mentioned. Film shown courtesy French TV.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Bani-Sadr's meeting with Iranian pilots and apparent success of Iran's air force examined; films shown noted taken by French crew. Tehran demonstration, include display of Iraqi prisoners, shown, discussed.

(Studio) Jordan's King Hussein said remaining committed to support of Iraq; presence of USSR ships in Port of Aqaba; Jordan, noted. Israel's concern over both Jordan's stance and recent friendship treaty signed in Moscow between USSR and Syria examined. Films shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dyk, Bob;
Jennings, Peter

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