ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1982
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(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted pressing both Argentina and Great Britain to arrive at diplomatic settlement of Falklands conflict.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(New York City) Reticence of Argentina spokesperson Enrique Ros noted. [PEREZ de CUELLAR - claims issue of sovereignty has yet to be resolved.] UN proposal outlined on screen; recent remarks of Argentine foreign minister Nicanor Costa Mendez thought predetermining outcome of negotiations; British response outlined on screen. [British SPOKESPERSON - notes continuing diplomatic efforts.]
REPORTER: Jack Smith
(Studio) United Nations diplomatic efforts described. [Voice of Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - notes talks are stalled on issue of sovereignty.] [Defense min. Ian McDONALD - describes today's fighting in Falkland Sound.] [Aboard Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes, voice of Michael NICHOLSON - questions function of Argentine ship attacked; describes battle 2 days ago.] Continue military preparations in Great Britain noted; films shown. Pol. dilemma faced by British government considered.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine film of helicopter patrol shown, narrated; continued negotiation efforts by foreign minister Costa Mendez with Venezuelan representatives noted; role of Venezuelans in Argentina's relationship with European Econ. Community considered. Drive among Italians here to get their country to support Argentina in conflict reported Fundraising for war efforts and other indications of patriotic fervor described. No. lives believed lost should Britain invade Falkland Island mentioned.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur
(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast
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