US to offer arms treaty

President Reagan, responding to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's arms control proposal last weekend, announced yesterday he has directed US negotiators in Geneva to present the text of a US counterproposal for eliminating both sides' medium range missiles from Europe. The President also said he is summoning US negotiators to Washington at the end of this week.

``Following these discussions in Washington I will send a team back to Geneva to take up once again the detailed negotiations for an INF [intermediate nuclear forces] reduction agreement,'' he said.

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