Human Rights: Let's Meet In Moscow

Let's Meet In Moscow

There was more proof last week of a new era of cooperation and trust in U.S.-Soviet relations. The State Department disclosed that President Reagan has approved U.S. participation in a controversial human-rights conference to be held in Moscow in 1991. The White House had long resisted taking part in the 35-nation forum because of suspicions that the Soviets would turn it into a high-profile propaganda show designed to embarrass the U.S. on a number of issues, including its policies in Central America. Secretary of State George Shultz urged both Reagan and President-elect Bush to accept the invitation, arguing that under Mikhail...

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