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US-USSR Relations / Expulsions, Arms Control #306994

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : David Andelman) Latest round in US-USSR dipl. expulsions war reported; details given, scenes shown. [Spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) announces order that Russian employees of US embassy here quit jobs.] [Senator Dan. MOYNIHAN - claims they're all KGB agents anyway.] [Henry KISSINGER - notes embassy depends on Soviet workers.] [Soviet expert Jonathan SANDERS - considers ramifications of move.] [Mikhail GORBACHEV - (thru translator) accuses United States right-wing media and government of deception.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Contd. confusion over President Reagan's proposals at Iceland summit said indicated by Gorbachev's statement; details given.

(DC: Bill Plante) Admin.'s reaction to new expulsions and Gorbachev's criticism of United States approach to arms control featured; White House statement quoted on screen. [Soviet expert Dimitri SIMES - thinks Gorbachev's statement today signals end of what began at Iceland.] Admin.'s praise of its latest expulsions of Soviet dipls. outlined on screen. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - denies expulsions will affect arms control process.]

Andelman, David;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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