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Iran-Iraq War #67687

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1980
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(Studio) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie reported meeting with USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko with regard to Iran-Iraq conflict.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(New York City) Muskie-Gromyko meeting discussed; films shown. [MUSKIE - comments.] Agreement for future meeting with regard to limitation of nuclear arms said reached; role of both ntns. in Mideast conflict noted. [MUSKIE - comments.] USSR said Iraq's major arms supplier.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Defensive measures taken by Saudi Arabia announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's reaction to fighting examined; films shown. [SADAT - comments on both Iran and Iraq, on United States's obligation to area.] Egypt said studying plans in event conflict further threatens Persian Gulf.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(Studio) Shah's son, Crown prince Reza Pahlevi reported offering to fight in Iranian armed forces; Empress Pahlevi said blaming war on Ayatollah Khomeini. Details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Further coverage of situation on tonight's "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Kays, Doreen;
Robinson, Max

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