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Paris Summit #92575

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Significance of Mikhail Gorbachev's upcoming Paris summit with President Francois Mitterrand for his November meeting with President Reagan discussed; scenes shown. Soviet leader noted claiming President Reagan's Star Wars program is threatening both their summit and Geneva arms talks. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) cites seriousness of issue for US-USSR relations, importance of good USSR communications with west Europe.] Contd. demonstrations here protesting USSR 's human rights violations and occupation of Afghanistan noted. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) considers claims of large number political prisoners in USSR absurd.]
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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