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Denmark / United States Relations #116079

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ban on ships carrying nuclear weapons in Denmark reported Report introduced.

(Copenhagen, Denmark: Barrie Dunsmore) Possibility that new Danish nuclear policy may prevent United States ships, like USS Iowa, from landing in Danish ports reported; scenes shown. [USS Iowa Captain Larry SEAQUIST - says United States policy is to neither confirm nor deny presence of nuclear weapons aboard ship.] Impt. of Denmark to possible war in north Europe detailed; map shown of Baltic Sea region. Denmark's role in anti-nuclear campaign in West Europe recalled. [Social Democrat leader Svend AUKEN - says we don't want nuclear arms.] Issue of whether Denmark can belong to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and oppose nuclear weapons mentioned.

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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