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Central American / Peace Talks #554410

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican: Ed Rabel) Contra-Sandinista indirect peace talks reported being held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican [Nicaraguan pres. Dan. ORTEGA - (thru translator) criticizes Contra proposal.] Contra cease-fire proposal discussed. Scenes shown of Central Nicaraguan war zone; details given of Contra claims regarding cease-fire. Ortega quoted regarding Contra demand. [Contra leader Alfonso ROBELO - discusses Contra claim and Ortega's demand.] Scenes shown of Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo; details given of difficult position as mediator. Both sides quoted as wanting agreement by Christmas.

Brokaw, Tom;
Rabel, Ed

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