ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Beginning of shuttle diplomacy by United Nations mediator in Afghanistan reported USSR -Afghan offensive against rebels near Kandahar reported Report introduced.
(Khost, Afghanistan: Walter Rodgers) Breaking of guerrillas siege of city of Khost reported; details given, scenes shown of USSR troops and current calm in Khost. Impact on Afghan soldiers if USSR troops do withdraw from Afghanistan detailed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings ; DC: John McWethy) Issue of possible Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan featured. Attitudes of President Reagan and Secretary of State George Shultz with regard to what will happen if Sovs. withdraw outlined.
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