Veto of A-arms use seen as likely W. German issue

Bavarian right-winger Franz Josef Strauss suggested that West Germany should have the right to veto any firing of new US nuclear missiles due to begin deployment this winter.

Britain and Italy, which also will take the missiles if US-Soviet arms talks in Geneva fail, have a ''dual key'' arrangement. Diplomats said Mr. Strauss's comments were the first public backing for the idea from a senior West German official and were liable to spark controversy in his country.

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