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US-USSR Relations / Inf Treaty / Europe #561038

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 06, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung ) Dispute between Secretary of State George Shultz and Senate Democrats reported threatening early ratification of US-USSR INF treaty; threat by Senators Sam Nunn and Robert Byrd to delay ratification noted. Report introduced.

(Munich, West Germany: John Dancy) Impact of INF treaty between USSR -US on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) featured; details given, scenes shown from annual armed forces conference [Senator John GLENN - says wants to dispel NATO fears.] Status of nuclear weapons in Europe detailed. Question of negotiations between West Germany's Helmut Kohl and USSR on short-range nuclear weapons noted. [KOHL - (thru translator) discusses nuclear arms.] Options open to Europe of either negotiating with Soveits or building up NATO mentioned. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - says sees no support for buildup of conventional weapons in Europe.] [Senator Dan QUAYLE - calls for conventional buildup by NATO.]

Chung, Connie;
Dancy, John

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