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Central America / Cuba-US Relations #85694

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 29, 1983
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(Studio) Fidel Castro's stated willingness to withdraw Cuban advisers from elsewhere in Central America if other ntns. did likewise recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) President Reagan's reaction to Castro's overtures outlined on screen, discussed; issue of United States aid for covert operations aimed at overthrowing Nicaraguan government and United States involvement in El Salvador detailed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Both United States and Cuba noted endorsing peace initiative of Contadora Group; Contadora Group noted continuing meeting in Panama today with 5 Central America ntns., include Nicaragua. Implications of Nicaragua's willingness to discuss regional problems mentioned. United States ambassador Richard Stone's effort to meet with Salvadoran guerrillas said still unsuccessful; details given. Films shown.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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