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US-Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Relations / Start Treaty #141391

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 23, 1992
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Lisbon: John McWethy) Diplomatic agreement between the United States and four former Soviet republics, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia, to renew the START treaty to reduce nuclear weapons featured; scenes shown from Lisbon, Portugal, meeting led by Secretary of State James Baker, who pressured them into signing through tactics of threats and incentives. [BAKER - says the international community should no longer tolerate what is happening in Yugoslavia.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Baker noted also unveiling a plan to reduce the risk of nuclear accidents in Russia and Ukraine.

McWethy, John;
Simpson, Carole

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