NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan reported receiving NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) support for further arms reduction negotiations with USSR . Report introduced.
(Brussels, Belgium: Chris Wallace) Reagan's assurances to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) leaders quoted. [REAGAN - criticizes excessive USSR military presence in Europe.] USSR 's European show of conventional arms discussed; details given, scenes shown. [NSC spokesperson Colin POWELL - comments on difficulties of negotiating conventional arms reductions.] NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit noted emphasizing unity. Reagan quoted. [REAGAN - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) agreeing on everything.] [POWELL - comments on expected differences of opinion within NATO.] Short-range nuclear weapons noted topic of debate. West Germany's Chancellor Helmut Kohl quoted. Great Britain's Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher quoted. [Italy's Prime MIN. - says mtg. was boring.] NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) noted supporting Reagan's Moscow, USSR , summit.