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Venice Economy Summit #271300

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 23, 1980
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(Studio) End of Venice economy summit with apparent agreement on oil and USSR reported; Soviet announcement of partial withdrawal from Afghanistan outlined. President Carter's response mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Venice, Italy) Carter's assessment of USSR troop cutback, announced at summit by President Giscard d'Estaing, reported; details given. Opposite responses from Carter and Giscard outlined; Carter's change of heart re: W. German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt's upcoming Moscow trip noted. Carter's new posture said seen here as indication of his weakening position within the alliance; Carter quoted with regard to Schmidt.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Communique issued by alliance with regard to international economy and oil situations outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Venice, Italy) Final communique noted dealing only with econs.; yesterday's discussions on Afghanistan recalled. [CARTER - says USSR invasion threatens entire region.] [SCHMIDT - comments on Afghanistan.] Schmidt's belief that other Moslem ntns. will help pressure USSR into withdrawing mentioned. [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments on USSR -allied relations] Time taken by United States in withdrawing from Vietnam recalled; summit's conclusion and position on economy and oil crisis cited. [Margaret THATCHER - comments on inflation.] Japanese foreign minister quoted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Further coverage of Venice summit later in broadcast and on special report tonight announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:06:20

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