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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Announcement from West Germany that it will offer NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies its compromise in dispute over short-range missiles reported Report introduced.
(Boston Univ.: John Cochran) Mtg. of President Bush and French President Francois Mitterrand in Boston, Massachusetts, featured; details given, scenes shown. Warning from Mikhail Gorbachev that USSR may disregard INF treaty if NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) modernizes short- 859
range missiles detailed. [At Boston Univ., BUSH - says perhaps USSR is trying to divide the West.] White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater's remark calling Gorbachev a "drugstore cowboy" quoted. [MITTERRAND - (thru translator) says one must be wary of caricatures.] [BUSH - defends Fitzwater; hopes for resolution of West Germany's opposition prior to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted upset with Bush declaration that he would negotiate with USSR about short-range missiles. [BUSH - says he has tried to work out problem.]
- Cochran, John;
- Utley, Garrick
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