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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #82133

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 15, 1983
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(Studio) Current status of all United States-USSR arms negotiations noted; Warsaw Peter Jennings Pact ntns. reported breaking off talks in Vienna today on troop reductions.

(DC) Implications of USSR halt to troop reduction talks examined; films shown. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - considers possible Soviet motives.] All arms control negotiations noted halted since United States nuclear missiles arrived in West Europe recently; details given. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) foreign mins. said agreeing to attend-next month's European disarmament conference in Stockholm; Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned agreeing to attend and meet with USSR for. minister Andrei Gromyko if possible. United States belief of split in Kremlin over resumption of arms talks considered.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie

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