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Iran-Iraq War / Chemical Warfare #89253

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1984
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(Studio) United Nations Sec. Council reported condemning use of chemical weapons in Iran-Iraq war.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) State Department allegations that Iraq uses nerve gas examined. [Department spokesperson John HUGHES - cites United States accusations.] United States said halting sales of chemicals used in nerve gas product; ease of chemicals' availability on international market due to-their use in pesticides mentioned. Possibility that Iraqis are completing facility for product of nerve gas bombs noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Tehran, Iran) Iranian government's current approach to mixing religion, pols. and econ. examined; President Hojatolislam Mohammed Khameini's war speech during religious gathering cited as example Symbolic importance of seized United States embassy mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Reporter(s):
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Koppel, Ted;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:03:50

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