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Nixon Russia Trip / Basic Principles #464318

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Talk of linkage (US helping Russia on trade if Russia helps United States with Vietnam)has played large part in summit, although Kissinger says United States is not trying to buy Russia. More progress is expected in this area. [Soviet spkmn. Leonid ZAMYATIN - says agreements reached are not directed against anyone. Soviet-American cooperation is not to be expanded at expense of 3rd country. Agreements are a practical embodiment of principles of peaceful coexistence of states with differing social systems.] [White House press Secretary Ron ZEIGLER - says President Nixon believes principles which he and Brezhnev signed provide solid framework for further development of Soviet-American relations. He attaches special significance to passages dealing with basic relations: to exercise restraint, to respect each other's interests. He is convinced document will benefit bilateral relations and international peace. Era of confrontation to he ended, era of negotiations begun.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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