New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 17, 1985, Page 6

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung November 17, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas HeraidZeftung, New Braunfels,Texas Sunday, November 1 7 198b Page3AReagan ready to ask for give-and-take GENEVA (AP) President Reagan arrived in Geneva Saturday night to make final preparations for ♦his week’s summit meeting with Soviet leader Mikhail S Gorbachev, and he said “American and Soviet differences run deep." In the arrival statement, Reagan called for a “genuine give and take” with Gorbachev on regional conflicts. human rights and arms reductions. The president said he and Gorbachev could not “surmount" these issues in two days of talks, but. “I am here in the fervent hope that on behalf of all the people of the world we can at least make a start “ “I am convinced that American-Soviet relations need a fresh start, a genuine give and take on regional conflicts, on human rights and the reduction of arms," he said. “American and Soviet differences in these matters run deep " Reagan, wearing a dark overcoat and white scarf in the freezing weather, was met by Swiss President Hurt Furgler and Reagan noted that FRANCE I    WEST GERMANY Q Zurich*^/, AjsTmA f Bern Luzern    (U. y/f ©    ^ ■ r SWITZERLAND / Lausanne    ^    ^    ^ JI ^(0t. Chicago Trtfcuno Mag ITALY SO Miles Boston University recently awarded Furgler an honorary doctor of laws degree. He said Furgler had stressed in his acceptance speech “the obligations incumbent upon the West to defend its values and its way of life. It is. you said, part of the definition and vocation of the human being to be free” Reagan said the United States and Switzerland are “determined to defend the freedoms of its own people and to advance the cause of freedom throughout the world. And each rests confident in the knowledge that Soviets to free some spouses WASHINGTON (AP) — The Soviet government has decided to allow nine of about two dozen citizens with spouses in the United States to leave the Soviet Union, an aide to Sen. Paul Simon, D ill., said Friday David ('arle, Simon’s spokesman, said some of the American spouses had been in formed by the State Department that their husbands and wives would be permitted to emigrate Simon has been working as an ad vocate on Capitol Hill for the socalled “divided spouses ” The reported Soviet decision came four days before the start of President Reagan's summit meeting in Geneva with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Carle said there was “no question" in Simon’s mind that the emigration decision was “part of the atmospherics of the summit." On Thursday, seven Americans with spouses or fiances in the Soviet Union and one of their relatives made a public appeal to the Reagan administration to press their case in Geneva. And last week, nearly 200 senators and representatives sent letters to Reagan and Gorbachev asking the two heads of state to strive to reunite the spouses. The issue of human rights is on the agenda for the summit and Simon said Thursday he had been assured Reagan would raise the topic of divided spouses with Gorbachev. freedom will endure and prevail ” He added: “It is to make certain that this great work on Dehalf of human freedom can go forward in ppace that I have come here.” As Reagan spoke, his wife, Nancy. stood smiling at his side Soviet officials, meanwhile, k«*pt up their pre summit media blit/ urg ing joint U.S.-Soviet efforts to >olve regional conflicts such as in the Mid die East Reagan and his top officials have made it clear that in approximately nine hours of talks with Gorbachev the United States expects no breakthroughs on the* major issue of nuclear arms control The summit begins Tuesday when Reagan acts as host to Gorbachev. On Wednesday. Gorbachev will receive Reagan, and the two may meet again briefly Thursday It will be the first top-level I S Soviet meeting in mote than six years and the lith since World War II Gorbachev was scheduled to arrive in Geneva Monday morning. Swiss officials said About 8.000 nuclear missile* up ponents. environmentalists and pacifists - by police count march ed through the city on Saturday, ban powers to disarm and to stop in tervening in for ejgn countries. I s \ I s s R Warmakers,” read ore* banner carried by mar chers    I in' lead banner read Reagan <nu bac h**v. the world doesn’t belong to you ” On Saturday Soviet officials field cd qui -aion    from    'ournalists    who wen c ailed lo di-.cuss regional con flirts ” Must af the qie lions dealt with Soviet troop, fighting rebels in Afghanistan an issue Reagan has said tie intend to discuss with Got bachev. lh' sr <>h soviet officials repeated Freud *    ».•)<    merits that the troops will t«’ i t i ii ' hen a political settlement    i    reached    with guar irite'    'bat    outside"    inter fer<*rtre dlegedly bv the I    nit ed St ates vn IJ stop Western intelligence officials estimate that loo.(KH) to 130,000 So lets are s' a' toned in Afghanistan Hanoi urges high-level talks, will return remains of 7 HANOI. Vietnam <Af’> The Vietnamese government asked the United States today to send a high-level delegation to Hanoi to finish details of the two year Vietnamese plan to account for missing Americans It also announced it soon will repatriate the remains of seven Americans. “We should have that (high level > meeting as soon as possible to facilitate the implements tion of the two-year plan ... (The meeting) should already have taken place," said Tran Hoan. head of the North American desk at the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry. Hoan. speaking three days before the start of the first U.S.-Vietnamese excavation of MIA remains, said the joint effort to uncover farmland where a B-52 bomber crashed outside Hanoi would “put an end to the things of the past and to turn a new page in relations between the two countries.” The excavation, set to begin Tuesday, is expected to last IO to 12 days Vietnamese authorities said the B 52 crashed on Dec 20. 1972. brit U S officials said they have not been able to confirm the date and location of tic crash Eleven members from the US .Joint Casualties Resolution Center, ba-cd rn Honolulu, are to participate in the excavation The plan to account for MI As was present# d to the United States during a visit to Hanoi rn late August HOI IDAY SAHU ITE SPFCIAl Fully fie"* •*>/ f* pamntahle System Total SI .900 plus tax ELLIOTT SA TEL Ll TI SYST IMS 629-6449 Dramatic meeting Negotiator announces breakthrough in hostage situation BEIRUT, I,charm.i (AU) Terry Waite, the archbishop of Cantel bury s troubleshooter, said Saturday that tie will meet Moslem extremists holding American captives, the first major breakthrough in the long hostage drama Waite announced the meeting w ill take place “at some point.” but did not specify when He telephoned a Western news agency in Beirut from his hideaway in the capital's Moslem sector to say the meeting was arranged during his “fre quent" telephone conversations with the kidnappers since he arrived Wednesday. It would be Hie first known meeting between a Western intermediary and the extremists since they began abducting Americans in March 1984, raising hopes that the veteran British mediator may have the best prospects yet to secure the hostages' release Waite, the son of a police officer, has negotiated the freedom of Britons in Iran and Libya in the last three years The kidnappers are believed to be Shiite Moslem fundamentalists of the shadowy Islamic Jihad, or Islamic Holy War, organization Islamic Jihad is seeking the release of 17 com rades jailed in Kuwait for bombing the U.S. and French embassies and Kuwaiti installations there in December, 1983 Kuwait refuses to release tin prisoners. Waite, 48. has said that after talking face to face with the kidnappers he wants to see the hostages to verify they are alive and well Waite disclosed that he declined an initial offer from the kidnappers for a meeting until I could be reasonably certain that I was dealing w ith the right people " The burly, bearded. 8 foot 7 W aite said I put certain questions to my contact which could only be answered by one of the hostages. “When tile correct answer was received. I determined that the risk associated with a face-to-face meeting could be taken, and that meeting will take place at some point ” Waite. Archbishop Robert Runcie's envoy, flew Wednesday to Beirut after four of the six missing Americans sent a letter to the Anglican primate eight days ago appealing for his intervention The message was one of 12 letters from the four hostages that an unidentified man delivered to the Beirut bureau of The Associated Press The letters were signed by hostages Terry Anderson. 38, the AP’s chief Middle East correspondent; Hie Rev, Lawrence Jenco, 50. a Homan Catholic relief officialf David Jacobsen, 54. director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, and Thomas Sutherland, 53. Scottish born dean of agriculture at the university BCA 19 cha or .I XI-IOO Color TV - lf I ncA MW I XL-100 hi ■ FRD Quantities Limited S'lb* Fuds Nov 24 Briefly Jet crash kills 1 LAS VEGAS. Nev (AP' TwoAii Force F 18 fighter jets collided over a desert bombing range, killing one crewman and injuring two others, Air Force officials said Saturday. The planes were on a routine train ing mission Friday afternoon when they collided above the th** Nellis Bombing and Gunnery Range, aixiut 190 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Air Force Copt Susan Laramee said Killed in the aerial accident was ( apt Jerry *N Allison, 31, of Corpus Christi, an Air Force spokesman said Air Force Lt Richard Sweeney said it was not known how the two survivors escaped th** crippled aircraft The collision involved an F 18A, a single seat fighter, and an F RIB. which carries two crew members Feds sue indians to stop casino gambling MARQUETTE Mich ' AP) A U S attorney has filed a suit in federal court, seeking to block casino gambling on the reservations of four Michigan Indian tribes. The lawsuit was filed Friday, the same day the Sault Ste Marie Tribe in Chippewa County opened its casino No date was set for a hearing On Thursday, a casino was opened by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community The casinos and those run by the Bay Mills Indian Community and Grand Traverse Band are run by the tribes on reservation land. “The U S attorney’s office cannot and will not ignore the burgeoning casino gambling businesses upon federal Indian reservations,” said U S Attorney John Smietanka in Grand Rapids Slain policemen mourned SPRINGFIELD. Mass (AP) -Nearly 5,000 police officers and residents of this western Massachusetts city gathered under gray skies Saturday to bury a young patrolman, who with his partner was shot dead last week He was the first Springfield officer to die in the line of duty in 30 years His partner was the second, As church bells tolled, police of ficers from New England, New York and New Jersey joined state officials in mourning Michael Schiavina. 28. a three year veteran killed Tuesday night when he was shot in th** chest Sc hia vinas partner. 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  • Alain Beauregard
  • David Jacobsen
  • Friday David
  • Hie Rev
  • John Smietanka
  • Lawrence Jenco
  • Michael Schiavina
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Mikhail S Gorbachev
  • Paul Simon
  • Richard Sweeney
  • Robert Runcie
  • S. Seguin
  • Susan Laramee
  • Terry Anderson
  • Terry Waite
  • Thomas Sutherland
  • Tran Hoan

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: November 17, 1985

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