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USSR / Armenia-Azerbaijan Dispute #321715

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 14, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev reported attempting to resolve ethnic unrest in Armenia and Azerbaijan. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Bert Quint) New leader of Armenian Communist party Suren Arutyunyan reported promising residents that Armenian Republic's parliament will support their cause. Background information with regard to clash given; map shown. Gorbachev's reforms noted giving Armenians courage to demand return of their land. Scenes of protests in Moscow shown; autonomous region of Nagorno-Karabakh mentioned, details given. Gorbachev's needs for Communist party conference discussed.

Kuralt, Charles;
Quint, Bert

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