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    PRESS CONFERENCE FROM STUDENTS ON VISNEWS REQUEST.



    QUESTIONS:- IS IT FOR YOU MORE IMPORTANT GOAL TO HAVE THE SHAH RETURN TO CUT ECONOMIC DEPENDENCE OF IRAN FROM U.S.



    -DO YOU THINK YOU HAVE SOCIAL ROLE IN GENERAL ANTIIMPERIALIST STRUGGLE OR JUST HAVING BACK THE SHAH



    -How do you take your decisions



    -How many are you are you always in the embassy or is there a turnation so you can visit your relatives;



    -DID YOU VOTE FOR REFERENDUM



    -ASIDE THE IMAM WHO DO YOU THINK IS MORE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE IRANIAN PEOPLE THE REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL OR THE GOVERNMENT



    -PEOPLE SAY YOU ARE POWER ASIDE THESE ABOVE WHICH IS PARALYSING POLITICAL LIFE IN IRAN AT THAT MOMENT WHAT DO YOU ANSWER.



    -HOW MANY HOSTAGES ARE STILL THERE



    -DO YOU FEEL HOSTAGES IS WEAKENING IRAN AMONG OTHER NATIONS AND FORCES WHO MAY SUPPORT YOUR REVOLUTION AGAINST IMPERIALISM.



    Replies to the following points made by a western diplomat who claims inside knowledge :- hostages are till being tied to chairs and blindfolded - certain questioning is done with a revolver is held at the hostages head - the hostages have not been allowed to bath change clothes - the hostages are permitted to read only books on the islamic faith - students subject them to islamic brainwashing; do you confirm or denies



    -have the hostages been allowed to exercise outside the detention room



    -The U.S. says some of the evidence against the so called spies is forget. Is that true.



    WILL JOURNALIST BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE TRIAL OF THE hostages when it begins ; when will it begin .



    -Have you asked the charge d affairs and his aides now at the foreign minister been invited to join the hostages in the compound.



    Have any further spies been discovered beyond the two already named. Who are they and their home towns.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF POSTER IN ROOM OF PRESS CONFERENCE



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF STUDENT MAHMOUD AND HAMID (with glasses) ANSWERING IN FARCI TO QUESTIONS



    SHOTS OF GIRL TRANSLATING IN ENGLISH



    SHOTS OF STUDENTS TAKING NOTES



    SHOTS OF FERIAL T KING NOTES.




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    THIS IS A PRESS CONFERENCE AT VISNEWS REQUEST.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA23ZCADTBB2IQ87N5W7Z0SV5LS
    Media URN:
    VLVA23ZCADTBB2IQ87N5W7Z0SV5LS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:16:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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