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Arms control veteran named to advise Shultz on new talks

President Reagan named veteran arms negotiator Paul Nitze Wednesday as an adviser to Secretary of State George P. Shultz for exploratory discussions with the Soviet Union on resuming nuclear arms control negotiations. The White House said Mr. Shultz had asked Reagan to name Mr. Nitze as his adviser. Nitze was chief US negotiator in the unsuccessful US-Soviet talks on limiting medium-range nuclear weapons in Europe.

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