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France / United Europe Vote / Bush #143518

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 20, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Paris: Jim Bittermann) The vote in France on the Maastricht Treaty for a united Europe featured; scenes shown from Paris, where the vote was close for approval to establish a common currency. [German ambassador Jurgen SYDHOFF - expresses relief.] [Former foreign minister Jean FRANCOIS-PONCET - says the lesson is the people must be informed.] Celebration in Saint Clement, France, the geographical center of Europe, shown.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Ann Compton) President Bush's reaction to the news from France featured. [BUSH - says we favor an integrated Europe and stability in the currency market; adds that the United States will stay with Europe.] Coincidental meeting of the world's finance ministers in Washington when the monetary crisis broke out noted.

Bittermann, Jim;
Compton, Ann;
Sawyer, Forrest

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