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(Studio) France reported shipping war planes to Iraq despite Iran's threat to block Persian Gulf oil route if planes are used in its ongoing war with Iraq.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) United States naval battle group as well as British naval task force said dispatched to Persian Gulf in event Iran follows through on threat; potential impact of French fighters and missiles on Iran-Iraq war discussed. Argentina's use of exocet missiles against British in Falklands war recalled; photos shown. Iraqi government of Saddam Hussein's intentions regarding missiles recalled. Ayatollah Khomeini's warning outlined.
REPORTER: Jack Smith
- Donaldson, Sam;
- Smith, Jack
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