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Nicaragua / Peace Talks #115044

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 17, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Mtg. of Sandinista government and Contra rebels to negotiate a permanent cease-fire in Managua, Nicaragua, reported

(Managua, Nicaragua: Peter Collins) Rejection by Contra representatives of Sandinista peace proposal reported [Sandinista representative Humberto ORTEGA - (thru translator) says this is civilized solution to this war.] [Contra leader Adolfo CALERO - says Contras are having doubts.] Mar. 23 agreement at Sapoa recalled; scenes shown. Viewpoints of both sides reviewed. Issue of future votes by Congress on aid to Contras described.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) "Newsweek" report that Contra sources are blaming CIA for trying to derail peace talks in Nicaragua so that Congress would vote new military aid for Contra detailed.

Collins, Peter;
Donaldson, Sam

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