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USSR / Armenia-Azerbaijan Unrest #118070

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Demonstration by Armenians in capital of Yerevan calling for return of part of Azerbaijan (Nagorno-Karabakh) to Armenian control reported Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Escalation of tensions between two Soviet regions featured; details given of ethnic violence and imposition of curfew in Stepanakert in Azerbaijan; scenes and map shown. Warning by foreign min. Eduard Shevardnadze that action might be taken to restore order. [London School of Econs. George SCHOPFLIN - analyzes possibility of sending in troops.] Soviet concern over region detailed.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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