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US-USSR Relations / Shultz Visit #315206

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Bill McLaughlin) Secretary of State George Shultz's meeting with for. minister Eduard Shevardnadze today on arms control and indications of possible progress discussed; Shultz's participation in Passover seder with Jewish dissidents Iosif Begun, Vladimir Slepak and others at United States ambassador's home noted. [SHULTZ - calls for continued commitment.] Departure of Marine guards due to possible compromise by alleged KGB agents within embassy noted. [United States diplomacy Jeff SMITH - denies knowledge of location of bugging devices in new United States embassy building] Shultz's discussion of espionage issue with Shevardnadze before beginning arms talks mentioned.

(Santa Barbara, California: Bill Plante) [Chief of staff Howard BAKER - is optimistic about arms control agreement and possibly summit.] Possible agreement outlined, explained. [BAKER - denies Reagan will accept less than what he wants.]

McLaughlin, Bill;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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