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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Chemical Weapons #106507

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 19, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement of meeting next week in Geneva between Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze to work out Reagan-Gorbachev summit arrangements reported Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City, UT: Ken Kashiwahara) Visit of team of inspectors from USSR to United States chemical weapons plant reported; details given, scenes shown. [USSR ambassador Yuri NAZARIN - says this is step toward confidence.] United States said visiting USSR facility last month; scenes shown. [United States ambassador Max FRIEDERSDORF - says both sides negotiating toward chemical weapons ban.] [NAZARIN - wonders why United States plans to product more modern weapons with treaty near.] United States denial of nearness of completion of treaty stated. [FRIEDERSDORF - discusses United States weapons production schedule.] Issue of worldwide chemical weapons ban noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken
Duration:
00:02:30

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