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El Salvador / Peace Talks #87272

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(La Palma, El Salvador) Peace talks here today between President Jose Napolean Duarte and guerrilla leaders Guillermo Ungo, Ruben Zamora, Fermant Cienfuegos and Facundo Guardado featured; films shown. [DUARTE - feels talks alone are significant.] Salvadoran archbishop mentioned mediating negotiations.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Reagan administration's response to peace talks examined. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - alleges United States supports Duarte's move.] Admin. said hoping Salvadoran peace efforts will culminate in removal of all Cuban, USSR and United States troops from Central America; Secretary of State George Shultz noted concentrating on shaping Contadora agreement into document United States can support during his Central American tour last week Contadora proposal accepted by Nicaragua and opposed by United States at present outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: John McWethy

Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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