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US-USSR Arms Talks #517088

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig reported proposing to United States allies that arms talks with USSR begin soon; details given.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Rome, Italy) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) foreign mins. mtgs. here, include opposite positions of Europeans and United States on detente with USSR , examined; films shown. [HAIG - thinks USSR needs to exhibit restraint in global activities.] US argument with regard to Soviet deployment of missiles in Europe outlined; decision faced by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) members discussed. White House adviser Richard Allen's description of antinuclear missile demonstrations in West Europe recalled; Haig's compromise to ease allied anxieties outlined. Implications of any USSR intervention in Poland noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Pauley, Jane

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