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London / Economic Summit / USSR / Arms Control #135828

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 1991
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(London: Peter Jennings) Day's events at the London economic summit reviewed.

(London: Brit Hume) Completion of US-USSR strategic arms deal featured; scenes shown of Presidents Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev posing for pictures; details given of the START treaty that will be signed at Moscow summit. [BUSH - says arms deal was not a set deal.] Issue of economic aid to USSR mentioned.

(London: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London: Jim Laurie) Gorbachev's meeting with the Western leaders featured; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says there are difficult times at home.] Western package of technical assistance to USSR outlined. [BUSH - comments on the aid issue.] [British Prime Minister John MAJOR - says USSR must create an environment for change.] Likely response at home for Gorbachev noted. [Russian deputy foreign minister Andrei FEDEROV - comments.] Gorbachev's need to mobilize the political forces to make economic transformation a reality reiterated.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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