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France / Bani-Sadr #72923

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 29, 1981
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(Studio) Iran's former President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr reported exiling self in Paris, France; his conflict with Ayatollah Khomeini recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Bani-Sadr's exit from Iran via hijacked plane, flown by late Shah's pilot Colonel Moezi Behzad, examined; films shown. Guerrilla leader Massoud Rajavi noted accompanying Bani-Sadr as well. Details of escape given. For. Min. Claude Cheysson said granting Bani-Sadr political asylum. [BANI-SADR (thru translator) - criticizes Iranian regime.] His later press conference said canceled after protest by French government
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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