CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(London, England: Tom Fenton) Afghan rebel forces quoted regarding USSR opening road to Khost, Afghanistan; details given, scenes shown. Fighting described. Map of area illustrated and discussed. USSR television quoted. USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze shown arriving in Kabul, Afghanistan, for meeting with president Sayid Mohammad Najibullah. Under Secretary of State Michael Armacost mentioned meeting in Pakistan with Afghan and Pakistani leaders USSR noted wanting to withdraw from Afghanistan after winning offensive.
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