Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

News In Brief

Shultz welcomes Soviet 'maybe' to summit proposal

Soviet President Konstantin Chernenko said that while the time was not ripe for a summit with President Reagan, a meeting could come in the future if it looked as though it would achieve results. Chernenko's comments came in a letter to NBC television, read during the Friday evening broadcast. The letter was in response to written questions from the network.

About these ads

Secretary of State George Shultz, in a live interview on NBC Nightly News, welcomed the statement as ''positive'' and said the time had come for private, rather than public, diplomatic moves between the two nations.

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.