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Nicaragua-US Relations / Expulsions #116795

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Nicaragua's ambassador to US, Carlos Tunnermann, reported leaving United States as ordered by President Reagan; details given of Nicaragua's reasoning that he should be allowed to stay because of his role in OAS.

(DC: John McWethy) Status of US-Nicaraguan relations reported; scenes shown of Tunnermann and diplomacy staff leaving US. [TUNNERMANN - comments on Reagan and Nicaragua.] [REAGAN - criticizes Sandinistas.] Crackdown against dissent in Nicaragua reported; details given of expulsion of United States dipls. Issue of aid to Contras noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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