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USSR -West Germany Relations / Gorbachev Visit #122484

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 11, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Bonn, West Germany: Rick Inderfurth) Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's impending state visit to West Germany featured; scenes shown from Bonn, West Germany; Gorbachev's standing among world leaders in poll in magazine "Der Spiegel" noted. [Social Democratic party chairperson Hans Joachim VOGEL - comments on Gorbachev's popularity.] Gorbachev's agenda for discussions with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl reviewed; details given of President Bush's conventional arms proposal made at recent NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit. [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - comments on West German-USSR summit.] Possibility that contd. ethnic unrest in Uzbekistan, USSR , could cause shortening of Gorbachev's visit mentioned.

Donaldson, Sam;
Inderfurth, Rick

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