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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #306412

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 18, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Mark Phillips) News conference here of Soviet foreign policy specialists to promote Mikhail Gorbachev's latest arms control proposals featured; scenes shown. Remarks of Sergei Akremeyev outlined. [Leonid ZAMYATIN - (thru translator) is concerned over Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's commitment to Star Wars.] [Deputy foreign minister Georgi KORNIENKO - (thru translator) remains optimistic.]

(Paris, France: David Andelman) West Europe's reaction to Gorbachev's proposals examined; scenes shown. [German Greens party spokesperson Lucas BECKERMANN - dismisses credibility of both sides' current propaganda.] President Francois Mitterrand's adamancy about keeping French nuclear forces recalled. [French nuclear strategist Jean-Louis GERGORIN - notes French commitment to nuclear power as national security] Possible movement at Geneva arms talks considered.

Andelman, David;
Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob

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