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November 4, 1983


Grenada fighting finished, US says

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The United States says all hostilities have ended on the island of Grenada and its 5,600 troops there have been ordered to start moving out. As the nine-day conflict ended, the Reagan administration charged that Soviet bloc countries and Grenada had entered into secret million-dollar arms agreements with several communist countries, including the Soviet Union.

Washington began to pour $3 million in aid into Grenada. Part of it will go toward repair of damage caused by the US-led attack.

President Reagan said he foresaw no circumstances that would compel him to intervene with military force elsewhere in the Caribbean.