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Nicaragua / USSR Planes #88024

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan, winning election over Walter Mondale, said concerned with possible arrival of Soviet fighter planes in Nicaragua.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) United States government said warning USSR against delivering high performance jet aircraft to Nicaragua. [REAGAN - announces warning to both Nicaragua and USSR .] CIA reported warning Congress intelligence cmtes. of "potentially serious development in Nicaragua;" spy satellite data from Soviet ports reviewed. For. minister Miguel D'Escoto's allegations of war overtures by United States outlined. [D'ESCOTO - denies arrival of fighter planes.] United States, denying violations of Nicaraguan waters, mentioned confirming intense spy plane activity in region; details given of recent violation of Nicaraguan air space. Delivery of USSR fighter helicopters noted. Reagan administration reported warning of United States military force to prevent Nicaragua acquiring fighter planes.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) United States ship violating Nicaraguan territorial waters shown. "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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