• Short Summary

    The leader of the United States negotiating team for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) with the Soviet Union, Mr.

  • Description

    The leader of the United States negotiating team for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) with the Soviet Union, Mr. Gerard Smith, arrived in Helsinki on Monday (5 July) for the beginning of the fifth round of talks. Mr. Smith said at the airport that the Vienna talks had ended on a positive note, and the task now was to translate the political agreement announced in Washington and Moscow on March 20 into a treaty that could be signed and ratified.

    After 18 months of stalemate in the talks President Nixon announced in March that agreement had been reached with the Soviet Union to "concentrate this year on working out an agreement for the limitation of the deployment of anti-ballistic missiles together with an agreement on certain measures with respect to the limitation on the offensive weapons issue."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4IJEN8LEBT7HKZSBYBNRWZB8G
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IJEN8LEBT7HKZSBYBNRWZB8G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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