NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported agreeing upon verification issues with regard to INF treaty. Report introduced.
(Geneva, Switzerland: John Cochran) Documents signed by United States-USSR officials discussed; Senator noted to receive documents tomorrow. Verification issues illustration [SHULTZ - comments on problems' resolutions.] Shultz quoted with regard to START treaty possibilities. [SHULTZ - says there will be future agreements.] Shultz reported believing Moscow summit can be triumph for President Reagan; Noriega issue and damaging ex-White House aides' books mentioned.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senator Robert Byrd quoted with regard to INF treaty ratification process.