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Europe / US-USSR Arms Negotiations #92450

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 04, 1985
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(Studio) Europe's attitude toward US-USSR arms negotiations described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Geneva, Switzerland) USSR walkout from arms talks with United States here last year and failure to halt NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) deployment of new United States missiles in West Europe reviewed; films shown. [French Institution of International Relations spokesperson Thierry de MONTBRIAL - thinks upcoming talks are merely the beginning.] Anti-Star Wars campaign conducted recently by Mikhail Gorbachev during visit to Great Britain and Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's message afterward to President Reagan recalled; French President Francois Mitterrand's June visit to Moscow and criticism of Sovs. on Euro-missile question considered. [Recently, MITTERRAND - (thru translator) reiterates his position on militarization of space.] Europe's concerns about Star Wars explained, discussed.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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