ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1983
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(Studio) Breakdown of US-USSR arms talks in Geneva noted illustrating current level of tension between the two ntns.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Brussels, Belgium) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) defense and foreign mins. reported meeting here to examine impact of organization `s deployment of new United States nuclear missiles in West Europe and implications of USSR reaction; Soviet walkout on arms talks in Geneva and hardline statement of Yuri Andropov officially squelching Geneva talks recalled. [Radio Moscow TRANSLATOR - reads Andropov's statement condemning US.] USSR threat to deploy new missiles in E. Europe and offer to resume arms talks if United States missiles are withdrawn also recalled. [E.-W. relations analyst Dominique MOISI - believes Soviets are playing government and public against each other; explains.] Complexity of European public opinion on missile issue thought illustrated by findings of survey taken by Atlantic Institute; details outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger
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