NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 23, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Lisbon: John Dancy) Conference of foreign ministers to deal with the Cold War legacy left by the breakup of the USSR featured; scenes shown of signing of START agreement between United States and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) republics Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus to reduce nuclear weapons. [Secretary of State James BAKER - talks about aid to the former Soviet republics.] Decision by United States to take the lead in putting pressure on Serbia to stop its takeover of Bosnia reported. [BAKER - says the international community should no longer tolerate what is happening in Yugoslavia.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with Jack Mendelsohn of the Arms Control Association, about today's arms agreement. [Nuclear arms expert MENDELSOHN - outlines the tenets of the agreement and what to expect in the further reduction of nuclear weapons.]