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Africa / Ethiopia-Somalia War / USSR Involvement / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Treaty #52936

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 01, 1978
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(England) Lack of news with regard to next USSR - and Cuban-led Ethiopian troop plans for offensive against Somalia noted. National security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski's warning to USSR concerning possible link between USSR presence in Africa and completion of new Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) agreement reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Report on administration's remaining position against linking Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty with other foreign policy matters, but warnings that American public and Senator might not feel same; details given.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Mogadishu, Somalia) Background of Somali fight for Ogaden Desert region and cntry.'s view of separation among Somali tribes in Djibouti, Kenya and Ogaden outlined; Somalis' successful war for Ogaden against Ethiopia, until USSR and allies intervention, noted. Attitude of other African ntns. with regard to USSR presence in continent, and their watchfulness of United States moves in Somali-Ethiopia conflict detailed.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Jack

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