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Africa / Zaire Conflict / US-USSR Relations / Vance #54362

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 20, 1978
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(Studio) Zaire government newspaper's statements about alleged attempts by foreign critics to undermine President Mobutu Sese Seko's government given. Belgian government's emergency meeting following report that there are preparations for possible new invasion of Shaba prov. noted and reports that Angolan forces have formed defense line along Zaire border to keep Zairian forces from pursuing Angola-based rebel invaders stated. Secretary of State Vance's speech in Atlantic City reported in which he says Carter administration wants to work with Angola's Marxist government in more normal ways and reconcile Angola-Zaire dispute.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Vance's speech outlined, include statements that despite USSR -Cuban influence in Africa, United States doesn't want to make Africa site of eastern/ west confrontation. [VANCE - says administration's Africa policy hasn't changed.] Secretary's Monday appearance before House International Relations Committee, where he comments on recent hard line taken by President Carter and national security adviser Brzezinski detailed. Carter's speech at Annapolis recalled. [VANCE - tells committee administration wants to see cooperation.] Confusion over 2 different approaches to foreign policy examined.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore WPVI newsfilm

Reasoner, Harry;
Dunsmore, Barrie

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