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Arms Talks #530429

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1983
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(Studio) Resumption of US-USSR arms talks in Geneva reported; latest USSR proposal recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Geneva, Switzerland) Resumption of talks between negotiators Paul Nitze and Yuli Kvitsinsky examined; upcoming deployment of United States cruise and Pershing missiles in Europe noted focus of talks. [Former USSR General Mikhail MILSTEIN - notes nuclear complicity against USSR .] Current number of nuclear warheads held by each side mentioned. French government spokesperson Max Gallo's concern that French weapons not be include in arms talks between United States and USSR noted. [NITZE - declines comment.] [Assistant defense secretary Ronald LEHMAN - thinks USSR will change stance once convinced deployment will proceed.] [MILSTEIN - promises USSR response to deployment of United States missiles in West Europe.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Mudd, Roger;
Utley, Garrick

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