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Iran-Iraq War #67685

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1980
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(Studio) Both Iran and Iraq thought looking for means of halting current conflict.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(New York City) Iraq and Iran agreeing to investigate diplomatic means of suspending fighting with aid of Islamic Conf.; Pakistani president of conference said leaving for region tomorrow. Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr named. UN reaction mentioned.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) Iraq's conditions for halting battle, presented to French President Giscard d'Estaing by Iraqi vice premier Tarik Aziz, listed on screen; areas of fighting today discussed, illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iran's and Iraq's air raids over each other today outlined; Iraqi television film shown. [Voice of vol. SOLDIERS - comment on taking of Iranian refinery town.] Westerners, include Americans, noted fleeing Iraq via land routes; details given.

(Studio) Acting Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh's assessment of situation outlined. [Voice of GHOTBZADEH - discusses conflict between Iran and Iraq, United States hostages, Saddam Hussein, Ayatollah Khomeini; comments transcribed on screen.] Efforts by Bani-Sadr to use economy issue in conflict with fundamentalist clerics and possible role of Abadan refinery's destruction in Iran's internal conflict discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Oil shipments said still moving through Strait of Hormuz; details given. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Cioffi, Lou;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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