U.S.-Russia Relations

Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin walked together into the Roosevelt Room and sat beside each other at a table to sign two agreements, one on… read more

Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin walked together into the Roosevelt Room and sat beside each other at a table to sign two agreements, one on strategic arms stability and the other on joint economic progress. Following the signing, they stood up to shake hands and to observe Treasury Secretary Bentsen and the director of Russian customs sign a mutual customs assistance agreement. The two Presidents delivered statements of mutual congratulations on progress made at their summit meetings, after which they took questions from U.S. and Russian members of the press. Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin underscored that, with the end of the Cold War, major progress has been achieved concerning strengthening global strategic stability and nuclear security. Both the United States and Russia are significantly reducing their nuclear forces. Important steps have been taken to detarget strategic missiles. Multilateral negotiations on a comprehensive nuclear test ban have begun. Further, the Presidents noted the key role of the Non-Proliferation Treaty in ensuring global stability. Translation from Russian to English was by voiceover. close

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U.S.-Russia Relations

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Program ID:
60516-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 1994
Last Aired:
Oct 2, 1994

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  • Sep 28, 1994 | 8:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 1994 | 11:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 1994 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 02, 1994 | 12:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 02, 1994 | 8:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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