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US-USSR Summit / Background #581933

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 29, 1991
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(Moscow: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: John Cochran) The summit menu featured; scenes shown of arrival of President Bush for what he calls the first post-Cold War summit, from Geneva where United States and Soviet officials initialed the arms control document that will be signed by Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev and of meeting between Secretary of State James Baker and Soviet foreign minister Aleksandr Bessmertnykh to talk about an Arab-Israeli peace conference. [BAKER - comments.] Bush said bringing economic goodies for Gorbachev while also planning to meet with Russian President Boris Yeltsin and to visit Kiev, Ukraine, USSR , the capital of an independence-minded republic. The relationship between Bush and Gorbachev reviewed.

(Moscow: Tom Brokaw) Reaction of Yeltsin to Gorbachev's plans to include him in the meetings with Bush noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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