European Stars And Stripes, June 11, 1984

European Stars And Stripes

June 11, 1984

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - June 11, 1984, Darmstadt, Hesse,-..~. , , ...-.-. -'^^.iiKHsiSKaii:;^^^-..,,:^:^-::.,-:. ioliSES • Communications satellite fizzles Page 2 • NicaraRiinn junta gets pence plan Page 8 • Pentagon bogus electronic parts Pace 9 • Hart close to Mandate in popular »otc Page t • Lendl bests McEnroe for French Open title Page 25 • Voune heart transplant patient 'doing fine' Page 28 Vol.0. NO. 55 Monday, June 11, 1984 1F 8693 A Iran, Iraq to halt civilian attacks MANAMA. Bahrain (AP) — Iran and Iraq agreed Sunday lo slop attacking each olher's civilian populations, in the first cca«-fire reported between ihe two Persian Gulf nations since the start of the war near- ly four years ago, In separate slnlcmenfs from Ihcir official news agencies, the countries said they ten responding to an appeal from U.N. Secre- tary General Javier Percj> de Cucllar. Arab and Wcslern diplomatic sources here noted il was (he first time Iran has responded favorably lo a cease-fire request since Ihc outbreak of humilities with Iran in September IflSO. The bnartL-.ii! by Iranian male radio made il clear that the proposed cease-fire would be limited tu cities and other pop- ulous regions in the nations, Hostilities along the frnnl line *ould continue. Meanwhile, nn unidentified jctfighicr at- tacked a Kuwait! oil tanker northwest of the Strait of Hormu/ Sunday, The 294,7J9-ton kazimah, owned by the Kuwait Oil Tnnler Co.. was attacked Sunday morning, company chairman Abdct-F;illJ9n al-BaJr said. The attack ipnitcd a small fire aboard the tanker, which the crew managed li> extinguish at once, he said, milling that the vessel was empty al the lime. The attack was tlie first since May 24. when Iranian nlancs crippled a Libcrian- rcgistiiTcd oil-chemical carrier near the Saudi Arabian emsl. Marine shipping sources said Ihe Kafimjh was hi) by can- non.fired rockets, the same type used by Iran in previous alined farther north. Iran previously spurned mcdiaiion bids by Ihc Organisation of Islamic Conference, the Nim-Aligncd Naiiun.i Ornup, [he Gulf C'u- opcralion Council countries and others. No bombing of cities was reported by either side Sunday, Oi! ministers of the sis-nation Gulf Co- operation Council began arriving in Tail'. Saudi Arabia, Sunday for ,in emergency conference to deal wilh the rising menace to ail shipping. Reagan ends trip, cites arms talks hopes LONDON (AP) — President Reagan wound up n KMlay European trip Sunday, predicting that his re-election to another term might boost chances of resuming arms-control talks with Ihe Soviet Union. Reagan, holding a short news conference before leaving for Washington, also snid the Kremlin's recent silence may be because "they don't know what to say right now." He dismissed the 50,000 anti-nuclear protesters who massed in London on Sat- urday at ihe end of the seven-nation eco- nomic summit as "not speaking for a ma- jority." "They seem lo think they have a simple answer la wa rfare. that, i f we just by down our weapons and stand back empty-handed, thai somehow peace will come to the world. "They haven't slopped to figure it might be Ihe peace of Ihe grave," he said. Reagan, who left for Washington Sunday afternoon, began his trip June I in Ireland, where he made a pilgrimage lo his ancestral village of Batlyporecn. Me also took part in 40th anniversary ceremonies marking the Allied landings along the Normandy beaches of France in World War II. Reagan'i final slap was London, where he joined Ihe leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan Fur a summit meeting the seven nations hold an- nually. (KelatrJ slorj on Page Hi. Reagan said Ihc summit "demonstrates the unity of the Western industrialized nations, the enduring strength of our shared vision and values und our resolve to advance our common interests." He said he was leaving London "viilh re- newed confidence thai Ihc future belongs to the free and thai our great democracies am meet ihc challenges before us." Reagan held Ihc news conference under See REAGAN on Page 28 President Reagan gl*n Mrs. Carol Ann Price, wife of LLS. Ambassador Charles Farewell kisses It. Priei II, • farewell kiss on Ihc check before kiting London for Sunday while Ambassador Price kisses (in,! lady Nine) Reagan. Ambulance runs set records in New York Northeast cooks for fourth day; Wesf has snowfall NEW YORK (AP) ~ The iimmering cities of the Northeast cooked for a fourth day in record or near-record temperatures Sunday, and water pressure plunged as children tapped fire hydrants, trying tocwl off. (Related phaio on Page 5.) White the wcalher was oppressively hot and Iticky from Washington and Phila- delphia to New York and Boston, temper- atura were unseasonably cool across the Central Plains and Northern Platns and in parts of the Rockies. Snow felt in some mountains of Ihc West. Thunderstorms, with heavy rains and damaging winds, again were scattered from northern Texas lo Michigan- Bui, in the £a&t, a high-nrc^urc system off the southeastern eujst of the United States continued to pump hoi and humid air into ihc area from the Virginias and Ohio through New England. Thermome- ters registered temperatures well above 90 degrees across that region. By noon Sunday, the temperature at Atlantic City reached a record 99 degrees. surpassing the previous high of 97 degrees set in Ju-64. Beaches and pirks were packed, air- conditioner repair workers couldn't keep up with Ihe demand, a ltd roads and rail- road tracks buckled in places. Eileen rlcrtzburg of the Emergency Medical Service in New York City s*id the heal wave had precipitated thousands of illnesses a nil no doubt had caused some deaths, but she had no figures on il. She said Ihe Emergency Service an- swered J.63B ambulance calls Saturday, 3.525 Krjdiiy and .1.011 Thursday — each a new record and all well abwu ihc daily average ufabuoi 2,500, llcrt/.bcrg said, "I have no duubl Ihat there arc ,1 number of deaths that are re- lated to the hi::it. because old people can't take the heal." The good news was that forecasters laid thunderstorms predicted fur blc Monday ur Tuesday should usher in .slightly cooler brce/es frum Ihc Midwest and end ihe sueltcring heat. ;