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US-Nicaragua Relations / World Court Case #305894

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 14, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Reagan administration's reliance on US-backed guerrillas in its war against Nicaragua noted. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - accuses Nicaragua of state- sponsored terrorism similar to that of Libya.] Nicaraguan suit charging CIA-financed guerrillas with terrorism currently being heard by World Court examined; evidence said include statement by former guerrilla leader Edgar Chamorro claiming guerrillas' assassination program. [CHAMORRO - notes rebels' policy of terrorism; explains.] [Guerrilla commander Enrique BERMUDEZ - denies such acts are policy, though possibility they occur exists.] [Representative Dave McCURDY - wants administration committed to watchdogging the guerrillas.] Official United States attitude toward World Court proceedings against it noted.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Schakne, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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