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Houston, Texas / Economic Summit / Japan, US, USSR #130117

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 07, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Houston: Ann Compton) Background to Western economic summit conference in Houston featured; details given of issue of direct Western aid to USSR . [In photograph opportunity with Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu, President BUSH - briefs Kaifu on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit meeting.] Bush noted sending cable to President Mikhail Gorbachev to emphasize his support of economic reforms that Gorbachev is trying to make at home. [Secretary of State James BAKER - talks about issue of direct economic aid to USSR .] Japan's request that USSR return Kirile Islands, USSR , in the Pacific noted.

Compton, Ann;
Simpson, Carole

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