Downing of Iranian Airliner

During a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the Iranian foreign minister condemned the United States for the downing of… read more

During a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the Iranian foreign minister condemned the United States for the downing of Iranian air flight 655 by the USS Vincennes. Vice President Bush delivered the official U.S. response, saying the incident was an unfortunate accident. He also criticized Iran and Iraq for continuing to ignore U.N. resolutions to end their war. close

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Downing of Iranian Airliner

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Program ID:
3376-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 14, 1988
Last Aired:
Jul 17, 1988

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  • Jul 14, 1988 | 10:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 15, 1988 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 17, 1988 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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