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US-USSR Relations / Summit #128341

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Meeting of President Bush and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze to discuss US-USSR relations prior to the recently announced summit featured; scenes shown from photograph opportunity. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) comments on issue of Lithuanian independence.] [BUSH - responds.] Statement from White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater on United States position regarding Lithuania quoted. Bush noted seemingly giving President Mikhail Gorbachev a free hand to deal with Lithuania as he sees fit.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Continued negotiations between Shevardnadze and State Department on arms control examined. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) says we have been making progress on issues on our agenda.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - expresses disappointment that arms agreements have not been reached; notes issue of German reunification.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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