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US-Nicaragua Relations / El Salvador / Cuba #522636

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1982
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(Studio) Nicaraguan junta leader reported addressing United Nations Sec. Council regarding negotiations with US; apparent willingness of Cuba and El Salvador rebels to negotiate as well noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Junta leader Daniel Ortega's remarks outlined. [ORTEGA - (thru interpreter) calls for negotiations with US.] Reaction of United States ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick noted. [KIRKPATRICK - responds; criticizes Sandinista leaders] Possibility that negotiations between United States and Nicaragua will start soon considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) White House spokesperson David Gergen's reaction to possibility of negotiations with Nicaragua noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Gergen's rejection of proposed negotiations with El Salvador guerrillas quoted on screen; foreign mins. of El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica noted meeting with President Reagan today. Photos shown. [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - dismisses idea of negotiating with Salvadoran rebels.]
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Haig aide Walter Stoessel said not commenting on report that Vernon Walters had been dispatched to Cuba to negotiate that cntry.'s halt to aid given Salvadoran rebels; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Mudd, Roger;
Palmer, John

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