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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #131583

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: David Ensor) Problems with arms control treaties being negotiated between United States and USSR examined; scenes shown from last November of President Mikhail Gorbachev and President Bush signing treaty cutting conventional arms; details given of issue of discrepancies in arms data supplied by Soviets. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - says there are questions about Soviet arms count.] Officials' concern that Soviet army might be acting on its own detailed. [Congressional research service Mark LOWENTHAL - says it is uncertain if Gorbachev can get defense ministry back in line.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Decision by United States government to buy a nuclear reactor from the USSR reported.

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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