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Iran Crisis #64207

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 22, 1980
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(Studio) United Nations commission of inquiry co-chairperson Mohammed Bedjaoui, reported en route to Geneva after New York City meeting with United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim; details given, film shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) For. minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh said confirming Saturday arrival in Tehran of commission [GHOTBZADEH - comments on relief that commission's work will lead to hostage's release.] Ghotbzadeh's remarks with regard to Iranian pols. cited; President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr's refusal to link hostages' release with Shah's return and terrorists insistence on Shah's return, as well as some clergy on revolutionary cncl., considered. Films shown. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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