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Nicaragua / Reagan #106811

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Kenneth Walker) Change in administration policy allowing for possibility of talks with Sandinista government in Nicaragua reported [In speech to OAS, President REAGAN - says peace negotiations mediated by Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo are under way and Secretary of State George Shultz would be willing to meet with representatives of Central American ntns., include Nicaragua.] United States noted willing to discuss regional security issues only. Reagan's demand that Sandinista talk with Contras directly stated. [Representative Jim WRIGHT - says any building blocks in direction of peace are welcome.] [REAGAN - says he will discuss Nicaragua in summit talks with USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev.] Modification in Reagan policy noted illustrating changes in policy toward Contras.

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, Kenneth.

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