• Short Summary

    In Iran, Dr Shapur Baktiar was accepted by both houses of Parliament as the country's new Prime Minister on Wednesday (3 January).

  • Description

    In Iran, Dr Shapur Baktiar was accepted by both houses of Parliament as the country's new Prime Minister on Wednesday (3 January). Dr Baktiar, a member of the opposition National Front Party, was asked to form a new civilian government last week by the Shah. After his vote of confidence in Parliament, Dr Baktiar announced the Shah was planning to leave Iran temporarily, for a holiday. During an interview on Tuesday (2 January), Dr Baktiar commented upon the issue of the Shah's departure which has been one of the opposition's primary aims during the recent crisis.

    SYNOPSIS: Dr Baktiar was speaking outside his Teheran home.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9A1L2JUVC8JDC8TC2VPKINSEW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9A1L2JUVC8JDC8TC2VPKINSEW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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