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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #92770

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 22, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Implications for upcoming Reagan-Gorbachev summit and US-USSR relations in general of Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's accusation that Sovs. are violating Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II examined; remarks said coming in speech defense President Reagan's Star Wars program. [WEINBERGER - claims USSR 's 55-25 missile violates Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II.] USSR response noted. [For. ministry spokesperson Vladimir LOMEIKO - (thru translator) denies agreement has been violated.] SS-25 said type of missile targeted by Star Wars; Coalition for SDI TV commercial shown. Admin.'s reinterpretation of 1972 anti-ballistic missile treaty which bars Star Wars testing noted.
REPORTER: Dean Reynolds

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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