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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #539646

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 13, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko's televised news conference in Moscow, stressing USSR demand for linkage between medium and long-range missile negotiations and cutback of President Reagan's Star Wars plan, featured. [GROMYKO - (thru translator) claims space weapons issue must be resolved before further arms talks can occur.] [Courtesy "Meet the Press", Secretary State George SHULTZ - can't predict the future.] Shultz's effort to soften Gromyko's rhetoric described. [Courtesy "Face the Nation", Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - dismisses Gromyko's call for linkage.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Apparent differences between Shultz and Weinberger and implications for future United States-USSR arms talks considered; Shultz mentioned meeting soon with USSR ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin in Washington, DC while Gromyko meets in Moscow with United States amb. Arthur Hartman to discuss specifics of future talks. Possibility of Max Kampelman heading final United States negotiating team cited.
REPORTER: John Palmer, Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Palmer, John

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