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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns talked about the most recent Serbian shelling of downtown Sarajevo and the U.S. commitment to peace in the region. After this statement, he took questions on the…

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Georgian Diplomat Car Crash

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on Department of State efforts to have the diplomatic immunity of Gueorgui Makharadze, a Georgian diplomat, waived by his government so that he can stand…

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    Ambassador Harriman Death

    Secretary Albright read a prepared statement concerning the death of Pamela Harriman, the U.S. ambassador to France, on Monday. She praised for her service in this and other capacities.

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    Albanian Crisis

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on the latest developments in the crisis in Tirana, the capital of Albania. He announced that the U.S. armed forces had temporarily cease helicopter…

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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Secretary of State Albright First Briefing

    One day after her swearing-in, Secretary Albright held her first briefing of State Department correspondents. In her introductory remarks, she stated that she had not yet made any…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns spoke to reporters about U.N. retaliation bombing attacks on Serb positions around Sarajevo and Assistant Secretary Holbrooke’s trip to Europe to further peace…

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    Foreign Policy Town Meeting

    As part of a day-long conference, foreign policy experts discussed the U.S. role in the world and different approaches and challenges for the 21st century before representatives of various…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns talked about more NATO air strikes in retaliation for the Serb attack on Sarajevo on Monday, but emphasized that the U.S. is still fudamentally committed to a peaceful…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    After being presented with several gifts, Mr. Burns took reporters' questions on a variety of topics. Many questions focused on the situation in the Middle East in the wake of two…

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    Bosnian Peace Talks

    Mr. Burns talked about a meeting between the foreign ministers of Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia that would take place in Geneva late next week. The ministers and representatives of…

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    Annual Human Rights Report

    Secretary Christopher announced the release of the Annual Human Rights Report. State Department officials talked about human rights around the world and answered questions from the…

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    Middle East Peace Summit

    Outside Blair House, Mr. Burns talked about the meetings between Secretary Christopher and Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He talked about the progress of the talks thus far and…

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    Secretary of State News Briefing

    Secretary Albright briefed reporters on her evaluation of foreign policy issues since she became Secretary of State. She also announced a trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. She then…

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    State Department News Briefing

    Mr. Burns answered questions from the press about an explosion in Syria, the Israel-Palestine peace process and other topics.

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    State Department Briefing

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on Secretary Christopher’s schedule during the meeting of the U.N. 51st General Assembly. After his announcement, he took questions on this…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr Burns talked with reporters about the hostage situation in Peru as well as the Middle East peace negotiations. He took questions from the press.

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    State Department Year-End Briefing

    Secretary Christopher reviewed many foreign policy issues of 1996, including the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, further international free trade, NATO, problems with China, and other…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns took reporters questions on a variety of topics, including why the U.S. ambassador to Israel was not at a 3000th anniversary celebration in Jerusalem and the upcoming peace…

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