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ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 1974
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(Studio) Greece declines to accept United States invitation to talk in Washington, DC re: settlement. Congress gets briefing on United States position.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Sisco briefs Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Cyprus. [Senator Claiborne PELL - says unlike attitude with regard to Vietnam, US acquiescing to changing boundaries by force.] Pell to introduction resolution to get all military out of Cyprus or take away aid to Greece and Turkey. State Department spokesperson Robert Anderson says, in United States interest, to continue supplying both cntrys. unless they go to war. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says he'd go to Cyprus, but prefers both ptys. to come here.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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