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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by President Reagan that United States and USSR will sign agreement to guarantee that neither nation will interfere in Afghanistan after USSR troop withdrawal reported; plans for Secretary of State George Shultz to sign pact in Geneva noted. Report introduced.
(DC: Sam Donaldson) Reagan's pronouncements on Afghanistan featured. [REAGAN - says Afghan people can count on our continued support.] Agreement outlined on screen; continuation of fight between Afghan rebels and puppet government leader Najibullah described. [SHULTZ - says United States will continue to support people previously supported.] US-Pakistan agreement not to interfere in Afghanistan's affairs detailed. [Senator Gordon HUMPHREY - says pipeline to Afghan resistance will be threatened.] Main concern of administration reported to be Soviet troop withdrawal.
- Donaldson, Sam;
- Jennings, Peter
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