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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #103545

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Latest round in United States-USSR arms control debate noted coming with Mikhail Gorbachev's remarks in Poland and those of deputy foreign min. Vladimir Petrovsky in Moscow; details outlined on screen. Possible indications of United States-USSR summit said coming with scheduling of meeting between Secretary of State George Shultz and foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - denies such meeting has been proposed or scheduled.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - praises successful recent strategic defense initiative (Star Wars) test.] Probability Reagan-Gorbachev summit won't occur until after November elecs. mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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