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US-USSR Relations / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II #100170

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: Rick Inderfurth) Significance of President Reagan's decision to violate unratified Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II agreement with USSR examined; details given, scenes shown. [SALT negotiator Gerard SMITH - believes collapse of arms control is under way.] Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)'s history reviewed; scenes shown. [May 27, press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - reads statement] Admin.'s recommendations to replace Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II outlined. [SALT negotiator Paul WARNKE - thinks ending SALT will increase Soviet ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) arsenal.]

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(New Delhi, India: Walter Rodgers) Mikhail Gorbachev's reaction to Reagan administration's decision to violate Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II, expressed during his visit to India, featured; details given, scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) considers United States action a major mistake, increase odds against disarmament.] [Prime Min. Rajiv GANDHI - praises Gorbachev.] India's continued suspicions about Gorbachev's overtures to China (PR) and issue of Afghanistan considered.

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jarriel, Tom;
Rodgers, Walter

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