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German Reunification / Warsaw Pact #333635

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 09, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Prediction from East German defense minister Rainer Eppelmann that Warsaw Pact joint command will be abolished this year reported. ......

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Question of German reunification examined; scenes shown of East German Prime Minister Lothar de Maiziere arriving in United States for talks. [After meeting with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, President BUSH - says he will continue to try to convince President Mikhail Gorbachev that there is no threat to USSR from a united Germany in NATO.] [KOHL - (thru translator) says a united Germany in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is of existential importance.] Report in German magazine "Der Spiegel" that USSR will drop its opposition if Germany offers aid to beleaguered Soviet economy detailed. [Carnegie Endowment Daniel HAMILTON - says USSR wants a limit on German troops.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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