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US-Nicaragua Relations / World Court #536933

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 1984
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(Studio) Nicaragua reported asking World Court to order United States to end its efforts to overthrow Sandinista government, include CIA mining of ports; Reagan administration's decision to ignore World Court ruling outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Implications of Nicaraguan legal efforts for Reagan's foreign policy in Central America examined. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - considers Reagan's war on Nicaragua morally and legally indefensible.] [Representative Peter KOSTMAYER - calls for immediate halt to congress funding for President's "illegal ventures" in Nicaragua.] [Senator Charles PERCY, Charles MATHIAS - plead ignorance about mining operation; claim Senator will reconsider United States funding of such policy.] [Georgetown Univ. law school spokesperson Edith Brown WEISS - feels Reagan's decision to ignore World Court mocks United States emphasis on role of law in freedom.] [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - explains administration's position.] [Nicaraguan foreign minister Miguel D'ESCOTO - considers United States mining intolerable, illegal and unjust.] Damage to foreign vessels by United States mines in recent weeks recalled.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:02:10

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