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US-USSR Relations / Shultz Trip #315265

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 16, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London, England: Tom Fenton) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies' reaction to Secretary of State George Shultz's briefing on new USSR arms control proposal negotiated during his recent Moscow trip examined; details given, scenes shown. [SHULTZ - calls for prompt decision.] Basis of Europe's concern over Mikhail Gorbachev's latest proposal explained; West German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher's warning cited as example [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Secretary General Lord CARRINGTON - cautions against unsafe agreement.] [USSR spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) accuses United States of hiding behind allies.] Gorbachev's and Reagan's domestic political problems influencing their respective desire for arms control agreement considered.

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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