Joint News Conference

President Clinton and Premier Zhu talked to reporters about their talks earlier in the day and other issues of mutual… read more

President Clinton and Premier Zhu talked to reporters about their talks earlier in the day and other issues of mutual concern. President Clinton said that they had failed to reach any final agreement which would pave the way for China to join the World Trade Organization. Premier Zhu said that the failure was a result of the “political atmosphere” in Washington. They also addressed Democratic fundraising, charges of Chinese espionage, and the NATO mission in Yugoslavia. After initial comments they answered questions from reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
122358-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 1999

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 1999 | 3:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 1999 | 9:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1999 | 5:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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