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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #306976

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1986
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(NYC: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) cntrys.' opposition to President Reagan's consideration of anti-ballistic missile cuts as discussed at Iceland with USSR noted underscored by visiting Chancellor Helmut Kohl; details given, scenes shown. [KOHL - (thru translator) doesn't want defensive capabilities endangered.] [British defense secretary George YOUNGER - believes anti-ballistic missile cuts will be dangerous.] Younger mentioned making comment at NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) mins. conference attended by Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger. [Brookings Institution spokesperson Helmut SONNENFELDT - notes dual approach of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) toward US-USSR arms control talks.] TASS said reiterating need to settle SDI/Star Wars issue before arms control agreement can be reached.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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