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USSR / Armenia-Azerbaijan Dispute #321768

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) USSR spokesperson quoted with regard to Armenian-Azerbaijan ethnic deadlock. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Bert Quint) Armenian Christians and Azerbaijani Moslems featured; details given, scenes shown. USSR General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms reported giving protesters courage to publicly express themselves. Azerbaijani parliament's rejection of Armenia's annexation proposal reported expected to increase unrest. Armenians quoted with regard to situation. Dispute noted escalating; Gorbachev's options discussed.

Kuralt, Charles;
Quint, Bert

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