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Baker / NATO Countries Visit / West Germany #325504

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 12, 1989
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(Studio: Steve Kroft) Report introduced.

(Bonn, West Germany: Bill Plante) Nature of Secretary of State James Baker's stop in West Germany reported; details given of growing disagreements between US and West Germany; scenes shown from Baker's meeting with West German official Hans- Dietrich Genscher in Bonn, West Germany. [BAKER - says this is an agenda- setting meeting] Stmt. from West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl about United States call for modernization of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) weaponry recalled; details given of German promise to tighten export laws in wake of West German business involvement in building of Libyan factory that United States says can make chemical weapons. USSR withdrawal from Afghanistan mentioned. Need for decision on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) weapons emphasized.

Plante, Bill;
Kroft, Steve

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