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Persian Gulf Tension / Iran-Iraq War #90121

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 28, 1984
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(Studio) Iranian President Ali Khameini reported warning Arab states supporting Iraq of consequence unless they take neutral stance; Reagan administration's plans to increase mil. assistance to Saudi Arabia described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Saudi Arabia) Saudi concerns over security of oil and gas facility on gulf coast examined; films shown. [Project manager Abdulaziz al- JARBOU - acknowledges importance of project to Saudi Arabia.] [Hsing. manager Charles BROWN - describes escalated fighting.] [Caroline BROWN - fears situation.] Saudi TV's approach to crisis described, shown.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

(Sea of Oman) Recent attack on ships near Iran recalled; films shown. Norwegian supertanker Nanny described, size of oil cargo noted; ship shown. [Voice of Venturia CAPT. - describes experience at Kharg Island; remarks transcribed on screen.]

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Redeker, Bill

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