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US-USSR Relations / Geneva Talks #106597

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 24, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Geneva, Switzerland: John McWethy) Announcement by Secretary of State George Shultz &USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze of completion of medium- range missile (INF) treaty reported [SHULTZ - says all INF issues completed.] [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) says it's historic task.] [SHULTZ - calls treaty significant step.] Tenets of treaty outlined on screen: elimination of medium-range missiles and warheads and verification aspects. [SHULTZ - comments on treaty.] Issue of compromises needed to arrive at completion noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan said to sign treaty to eliminate whole class of weapons.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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