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    THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS CTTEE HAS CALLED ON CIA DIRECTOR STANSFIELD TURNER TO TESTIFY ON CUBAN INVOLVEMENT IN THE INVASION OF ZAIRE BY KATANGAN REBELS.

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    MCGOVERN AFTERWARDS SAYS HE THINKS IT IS IMPORTANT THAT HIGH OFFICIALS ARE SAYING THIS CUBAN INVOLVEMENT JEOPARDIZES SALT AND THAT IS VERY SERIOUS VANCE ESTABS, THEN VANCE SAYS IF WE CAN REACH AND AGREEMENT ON STRATEGIC WEAPONS THAT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO STAND ON ITS OWN TWO FEET WE SHOULD TREAT IT AS INDEPENDENT OF THESE OTHER ISSUES BECAUSE SUCH AN AGREEMENT WOULD BE TOO IMPORTANT TO TREAT OTHERWISE.




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    Background: THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS CTTEE HAS CALLED ON CIA DIRECTOR STANSFIELD TURNER TO TESTIFY ON CUBAN INVOLVEMENT IN THE INVASION OF ZAIRE BY KATANGAN REBELS. SENATOR GEORGE MCGOVERN SAID THE CTTEE ACTED ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF SECRETARY OF STATE CYRUS VANCE. VANCE TESTIFIED IN CLOSED SESSION TODAY THAT PRESIDENT CARTER'S CHARGES THAT CUBA HAD PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE TAKEOVER IN SHASH PROVINCE CAME FROM CIA SOURCES. MCGOVERN SAID STATEMENTS OF CUBAN LEADERS TO HIM AND PUBLIC REMARKS BY CUBAN PRESIDENT FIDEL CASTRO THAT CUBA IS NOT NOW INVOLVED WITH REBELLIOUS FORCES FROM ZAIRE STATIONED IN ANGOLA CONFLICT WITH MR. CARTER'S REMARKS. THE SENATOR SAID THE CTTEE IS TRYING TO DETERMINE THE TRUTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9N24JLX85N0BASQ60YMS33UN
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9N24JLX85N0BASQ60YMS33UN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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