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US-USSR Relations / Geneva Talks #111821

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 14, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Agreement between US-USSR to eliminate medium and short-range missiles recalled. Report introduced.

(Geneva, Switzerland: Rick Inderfurth) Reopening of talks on START treaty in anticipation of Reagan-Mikhail Gorbachev summit in Moscow reported [US arms negotiator Ambassador Max KAMPELMAN - says last chance for agreement during this administration] Tenets of current draft of START treaty outlined on screen. Obstacles to agreement detailed on screen; SDI/Star Wars mentioned. [USSR arms negotiator Aleksei OBUKHOV - (thru translator) discusses prerequisites for implementing arms reductions.] Upcoming visit by Secretary of State George Shultz to USSR mentioned.

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter

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