CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 27, 1979
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(Studio) Update on fighting between China (PR) and Vietnam. Fighting around Lao Cai, in Red River Valley, and near Lang Son noted. Chinese vice-premier Teng Hsiao-ping's comments on war at Peking news conference reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Peking, China, PR) Teng's comments about conflict with Vietnam,about USSR support for Vietnam and comparison of Vietnam with Cuba noted. [Teng's INTERPRETER - relates vice-premier's comments on invasion and Chinese casualties in war.] Teng's meeting with Blumenthal detailed. Blumenthal's urging of Chinese withdrawal from Vietnam and Vietnam withdrawal from Cambodia reported Chinese view of relationship with United States in light of Vietnam invasion stated.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb
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