THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN PHOTO OPPORTUNITY DURING MEETING WITH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES The State Dining Room
3:50 P.M. EST
Q Mr. President, did you and Mr. Kozyrev reach any kind of agreement on the type of aid package that might be most helpful for Russia?
THE PRESIDENT: No, we discussed what I was thinking about and what our people are working on. And I told him it would be a good and specific package, and I was looking forward to having the opportunity to discuss it with President Yeltsin.
Q Did he give you any encouragement, sir, that the current political crisis could be resolved?
THE PRESIDENT: I think he's hopeful.
Q Any specifics as to how it might be resolved, sir?
THE PRESIDENT: No, he's been here with me.
Q Thank you.
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