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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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 with reporters about President Clinton’s and Secretary Christopher’s upcoming trips to Asia, the situations in Africa, Bosnia and Iraq, and other…

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    Clinton Administration Foreign Policy

    Mr. Burns briefed foreign reporters on the goals of the Clinton administration’s foreign policy. He took questions about U.S. policy in all regions of the globe, including…

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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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    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 Briefing

    Mr. Burns took reporters' questions on various issues, mainly U.S. policy on Iraq and the elections in the former Yugoslavia.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns talked with reporters about the State Department’s role in the Olympic Games in Atlanta, an agreement in Bosnia for President Karadzic to step down, the crash of a TWA…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on various issues, including U.S.-Nigeria relations and Bosnian Serb war criminals.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on several topics, including evacuating U.S. citizens from Liberia, U.S.-Greece relations and an upcoming conference on terrorism which Secretary…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns outlined Secretary Christopher’s upcoming schedule, including an extended trip abroad. He then took reporters' questions on several issues, including the terrorism…

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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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