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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #87823

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 22, 1984
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko reported meeting in January to discuss resumption of arms control talks.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(DC) [National security adviser Robert McFARLANE - announces United States-USSR decision to resume arms control negotiations.] Details of Shultz-Gromyko meeting in Switzerland outlined on screen, discussed; Soviet walkout on arms control talks last year recalled based on deployment of United States Pershing and cruise missiles in West Europe. [McFARLANE - considers implications of today's announcement.] Actual limitations of Shultz-Gromyko meeting explained.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Moscow, USSR ) For. ministry spokesperson Vladimir Lameiko's announcement here outlined, discussed. [Chief adviser on American affairs Georgi ARBATOV - sees no alternatives to detente but dialogue and disarmament.] Arms control issues important to Sovs. considered. ["Izvestia" senior editor Vikenti MAYTVEEV - sees United States as responsible for undoing damage done by cruise and Pershing deployments.]
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers

(Studio) [McFARLANE - considers motives of both United States and USSR in resuming dialogue; thinks President Reagan's meeting with Gromyko was turning point]
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve;
McWethy, John;
Rodgers, Walter

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