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Zaire Conflict #258589

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 04, 1978
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(Studio) Zaire news agency's report that invading rebels have been ousted from RR center of Mutshatsha detailed. President Mobutu Sese Seko's alleged orders with regard to attack on town reported Mobutu's meeting with China (PR) Huang Hua stated. United States support of Zaire by sending jet transport planes mentioned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Departure of United States planes from Maguire AFB, New Jersey, and from Agadir, Morocco, latter carrying Moroccan troops to replace French Legionnaires now in Shaba prov. Defense Secretary Brown's appearance on "Face the Nation", where he discusses evidence that Cuba was involved in rebel invasion, reported Film shown. [BROWN - believes evidence clearly shows Cuban and Angolan involvement in 2 invasions of Zaire.] Brown's statements about linking Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) to USSR presence in Africa and future of E.-W. relations if Sovs. persist reported [BROWN - thinks if Soviet and Cuban intervention in Africa isn't checked, there's real risk of return to Cold War.] Defense Secretary's denials that administration has put freeze on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiations due to Africa situation and his warning that Congress might not approve treaty, if Africa situation conts. in this manner stated.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:02:40

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