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US-USSR Relations / Mideast #92162

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) United States and USSR , prior to last week's arms talks in Geneva, said agreeing to expand negotiations to include Mideast. [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - explains purpose of agreement.] Past US-USSR dialogue on Mideast said halted by Israeli opposition; details given. Possibility that terrorism and role of cntrys. such as Iran in sponsoring it will be include in talks considered; Ayatollah Khomeini's approval of suicide squads for terrorist actions against moderate Arab ntns. in region recalled.
REPORTER: John McWethy

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:01:50

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