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US-USSR Relations / Summit, Daniloff-Zakharov Deal #312340

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) [President REAGAN - announces Iceland summit with Mikhail Gorbachev.] Iceland meeting and site said suggested recently in letter delivered by foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze; President's goal for summit outlined. [REAGAN - claims Nicholas Daniloff's release made Iceland meeting possible.] Daniloff's return to United States and departure for Moscow of accused Soviet spy Gennady Zakharov today noted, shown. USSR said freeing dissident Yuri Orlov as part of deal to release Daniloff; United States concessions on expulsions of Soviet United Nations delegates as well mentioned. [REAGAN - is optimistic over arms control agreement.] [Senator Robert DOLE, Jimmy CARTER - comment on summit's possible outcome.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Pol. victory for Gorbachev of Iceland summit agreement examined; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - (thru translator) praise Iceland meeting] [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) threatens retaliation for United States expulsion of Soviet United Nations dipls.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York City: Bill McLaughlin) Iceland summit's probable focus examined; scenes shown. Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned briefing officials today; pol. goals for Gorbachev considered. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) hopes tension in United States-USSR arms race can be eased.] Soviet arms agenda for conference outlined on screen. [Soviet expert Dimitri SIMES - believes Gorbachev will use summit to pressure Reagan administration to accept his arms control agenda.] United States said seeking Soviet movement on Afghanistan, Nicaragua and Mideast issues.

Andrews, Wyatt;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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