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Turkey Arms Embargo Issue #54842

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's description of important of ending arms embargo against Turkey quoted. Expected Senator debate on issue, preempted by Senator James Abourezk's filibuster against deregulation of natural gas, mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Background report on Turkish arms embargo, brought on by Turkey's use of American arms in 1974 invasion of Cyprus. Greek Cypriots' earlier coup of Cyprus government, to try to unite island with Greece, mentioned. Film shown. Reasons for President Carter's support for lifting of embargo listed, especially NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) considerations in area. Turkey's border with USSR noted. Situation at present outlined.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:02:10

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