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US-Libyan Relations / Chemical Weapons #564678

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 10, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Henry Champ) President Reagan's budget reported requesting more funds to prod. chemical weapons; details given, Defense Department film shown. USSR officials reported declaring at the international anti-chemical weapons conference in Paris, France, that they would begin destroying chemical weapons this year United States claims that Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's chemical plant is for manufacturer of weapons noted. Iraq recalled using chemical weapons during Iran war. [Council for a Livable World spokesperson John ISAACS - says United States should destroy weapons.] Pentagon sources quoted with regard to use of nerve gas.

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry

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