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US-USSR Relations / Expulsions #306975

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1986
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(DC: Bill McLaughlin) (Report in progress) Latest round in US-USSR diplomacy expulsions noted coming with United States retaliation for Soviet retaliation of initial United States expulsion of Soviet United Nations dipls.; details given, scenes shown. [Soviet vice-consul Gennady GERMAN - declines comment.] [State Department spokesperson Chas. REDMAN - claims those ordered out are suspected of espionage.] Growing strain between United States and USSR stemming from US's original expulsions of Sovs. and from Nicholas Daniloff -Gennady Zakharov affair reviewed. Soviet spokesperson Gennady Gerasimov quoted.

(DC: Bill Plante) Course of US-USSR relations since Daniloff affair reviewed, include Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland; photos shown. [REAGAN - claims progress was achieved at Iceland.] [Henry KISSINGER - opposes US's current simultaneous retaliation-negotiation game.] [Joseph SISCO - doesn't believe arms control talks will be affected by expulsions.]

McLaughlin, Bill;
Plante, Bill

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