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USSR / Baker Visit / NATO / Nuclear Weapons #132767

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) headquarters in Brussels: John McWethy) Report from Secretary of State James Baker to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) about the visit to the Soviet republics to talk about getting rid of their nuclear weapons featured; map shown of region; position of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Russia on nuclear weapons noted. [BAKER - states stance on denuclearization.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with military consultant. [Anthony CORDESMAN - talks about status of long-range nuclear weapons and tactical weapons systems in the USSR ; says it is critical for United States to get these weapons under control.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) reported announcing a new aid program for the Soviet union and stating that recognition of the independent republics could come soon.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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