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Europe / Paris Talks / German Unification #333786

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1990
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(Studio: Lesley Stahl) Report introduced.

(Paris: Bill Plante) East and West Germany reported agreeing to permanent Polish border, clearing way for German unification by end of year; scenes shown from Paris. [USSR foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) comments.] President Mikhail Gorbachev noted having already agreed privately with Chancellor Helmut Kohl on united Germany NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) membership. [Secretary of State James BAKER, President BUSH, Representative Lee HAMILTON - talk about United States role in European changes.]

Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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