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Nixon Russia Trip / Communique #20787

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon completes summit mtgs. with Soviet leaders in Moscow, USSR . He and Soviet Party Chief Brezhnev pledge to avoid military confrontations.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) Joint communique restates agreements reached during week of summitry, pledges each side to principle of peaceful coexistence. For. Affairs Adviser Henry Kissinger confirms Vietnam discussed. Communique calls for European security conf., reciprocal reduction of military forces in Central Europe. Future trade deals to be made by bilateral commission Mideast, problem of Soviet Jews discussed. Nixon and Brezhnev also sign document stating basic principles of relations between United States and Soviet Union, pledging to do utmost to prevent outbreak of nuclear war.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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