• Short Summary

    THE FIFTH ROUND OF 19
    MONTH OLD STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TALKS (SALT) BEGAN IN HELSINKI TODAY BETWEEN
    THE SOVIET UNION AND THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    THE FIFTH ROUND OF 19
    MONTH OLD STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TALKS (SALT) BEGAN IN HELSINKI TODAY BETWEEN
    THE SOVIET UNION AND THE UNITED STATES. THE FIRST ROUND OF TALKS WERE HELD AT
    THE SOVIET EMBASSY. THE LATEST ROUND OF TALKS OPENED AMID OPTIMISM THAT AT LONG
    LAST THE TWO COUNTRIES WERE NEARER THAN EVER TO HAMMERING OUT AGREEMENTS FOR
    LIMITING ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILE SYSTEMS AND OFFENSIVE STRATEGIC WEAPONS.

    SYNOPSIS: THE FIFTH ROUND OF THE 19 MONTH OLD STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TALKS
    (SALT) HAVE BEGUN IN THE FINNISH CAPITAL OF HELSINKI. THE TALKS, BETWEEN THE
    UNITED STATES AND THE SOVIET UNION ARE AIMED AT LIMITING ANTI-BALLISTIC SYSTEMS
    AND OFFENSIVE STRATEGIC WEAPONS. THE SOVIET DELEGATION, LED BY MR. VLADIMIR
    SEMYONOV, ARRIVED BY TRAIN. THE OPENING ROUND WAS HELD AT THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY.

    THE TWO CHIEF DELEGATES HELD A PRELIMINARY MEETING ONLY HOURS AFTER THE ARRIVAL
    OF THE SOVIETS. THE TALKS OPENED AMID MOUNTING OPTIMISM THAT THEY WOULD PRODUCE
    A WORKABLE FORMULA FOR THE ARMS LIMITATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE0AOVKGC1K7Z177LOOHK1IQOF
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0AOVKGC1K7Z177LOOHK1IQOF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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