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Falkland Conflict #523614

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1982
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(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's ultimatum for peace negotiations in current Falkland Island conflict noted; United Nations secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted feeling talks there are in final stage.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) [PEREZ de CUELLAR - thinks end to talks is near.] Return here of UN ambassador Sir Anthony Parsons from mtgs. with Thatcher's cabinet noted. [PARSONS - claims discussions are continuing] [Argentine deputy foreign min. Enrique ROS - ponders latest British position.] Issue of sovereignty and other pts. outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) European Econ. Community reported continuing trade sanctions against Argentina; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Argentine officials said accusing Britain of endangering lives of is. residents.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Navy Day celebrations today featured; number casualties in war so far, especially from cruiser General Belgrano, noted. Presence of junta members President Leopoldo Galtieri, Admiral Jorge Anaya and General Basilio Lami Dozo cited, shown. Anaya's remarks quoted. Results of latest skirmish in Falkland sound described; Italy noted leading dissent in EEC against economy sanctions.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) John Cheek, member of island cncl., said feeling Britains will lose even if they win the war; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Delaney, Steve;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Mudd, Roger

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