ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1980
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(Studio) Iran's envoy to UN, Adib Daoudy,quoted with regard to possible end to Iran hostage crisis; apparent decline in Shah's health detailed. Films shown. For. minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh reported holding 1st news conference since his return from international meeting in Norway.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(London, England) Ghotbzadeh's assessment of present United States-Iran rel. noted. [GHOTBZADEH - comments.] Apparent pressure placed on Iran by socialist ntns. with regard to hostages and Ghotbzadeh's moderate stance discussed; positions of President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr and Ayatollah Beheshti mentioned. Bani-Sadr's speech today outside United States embassy and Ayatollah Khomeini's reference to United States as "satan" reported; films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Dyk